Hockey coach who led the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes towards the Stanley Glass Finals in 2002, where these were defeated from the Detroit Crimson Wings. The Philadelphia Flyers chosen him 252nd general in the 1985 NHL access draft. He performed for the Windsor Compuware Spitfires in the Ontario Hockey Little league. He was created in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. He coached All-Star middle Eric Staal within the Hurricanes.