EC Bad Nauheim has found an heir to Patrick Strauch and has provided head coach Harry Lang with Hugo Boisvert, a veteran in DEL 2, with a man he knows very well.
Harry Lang has a new ally: EC Bad Nauheim placed a new »co” in favor of his head coach through a press release on Thursday – and once again trusted the contacts of his head coach. Hugo Boisvert. Not only is Wetterau an ex-DEL 2 head coach for the Second Division ice hockey team, but also former teammate Langs from professional times.
German-Canadian Patrick Strauch will replace him and another former teammate of Lang, who are returning to the offspring of fellow partner Kolner Hai after two months as interim »co«.
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“If you want to get better, then you should surround yourself with good people,” says his new assistant Kay Lang. “Hugo is a good man who will help us. I’m glad they decided in our favor after a long and clear discussion. It’s a great solution,” says the Austrian, who has two years as an assistant to Christoph Kreutzer and Hannu has been the head coach since mid-February following Finn’s resignation, after six months as Jarvenpa’s “co”.
For 46-year-old Boisvert, the position at Spa Town is definitely something for his debut as a coach, as after his professional career he initially worked as an assistant coach for Rico Rossi at Castle Huskies, where he Work done. In 2016, in the first year behind the gang, it was immediately permitted to celebrate the DEL 2 Championship. In May 2018, he was appointed the head coach of league contender Beytigheim Steelers, where he replaced Kevin Gaudette, who initially achieved a good result with a second place finish in the main round, but had to leave Pal in the playoff quarter-finals. In November 2019, his participation in the Ludwigsburg district came to an end again.
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“I know Harry very well from my time at Dresden, we’ve always been in touch. Bad Nauheim is a fantastic place and a great opportunity for me with a hungry team,” Boisvert asked. “I believe in Bad Nauheim and the people responsible here.”
Since the middle of last year, the father of two from the French-speaking province of Quebec in Canada is living again in Castle, where his wife works as an event manager and his son and daughter attend school. He also wants to keep his place of residence, even though, according to Lang, he will “stay here at all times” and the club will also provide him with an apartment in Waitreau. “So the job also makes sense geographically,” Boisvert says.
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He and Lang have known each other since their professional time with Icelowen, where the latter was last active as a professional between 2010 and 2015. Prior to this, he was on ice for Castle Huskies (2007 to 2010), which he included in the DEL in his second year at North Hesse as the captain of the team. At his previous station, in Duisberger Fuchsen (2004 to 2006), Kendra and his team jumped from second to first class. Duisburg was his first professional position in Europe, initially after playing for the Ohio State University team in the College League and then for the Orlando Solar Bears in the International Hockey League, and after the dissolution of the Grand Rapids Griffins. League. At the start of his career, Boisvert also completed 39 appearances for the Canadian senior team.
Curious anecdote: When EC Bad Nouheim won 3–2 in the now-fifth playoff final for the Oberliga Championship at the Castle, Boisvert was also at the stadium – and to meet his former team in the EC cabin after the game. Congratulations to partner Lang. And Strauch, who immediately inducted him into the spontaneous promotion ceremony.
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Only a few years later, Lang and Boisvert reunited in a coaching course for an A license – and now they have rejoined the gang of EC Bad Nauheim. Perhaps for this reason and based on Boisvert’s experience, Lang makes it clear that he certainly does not want to let the boss out to work together: “Ice hockey is a team sport – and it is even among coaches There is teamwork. “
For Boisvert, the only thing that matters is that “I’m back in business, because hockey is my life and the last year and a half, when I was out, wasn’t easy for me, that’s why I over excited”.