Thursday, June 25, 2009
Ken Hitchcock Team Canada
Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Ken Hitchcock has been named associate coach for Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, the club and Team Canada announced today. Hitchcock will join head coach Mike Babcock and associate coaches Jacques Lemaire and Lindy Ruff, who were also named to the coaching staff.“It’s a real honor anytime you have an opportunity to represent your country in any competition,” said Hitchcock. “Having the Olympics take place in Canada is really special. I have been fortunate to be a part of Team Canada at the past two Olympics and getting to do so again is a real privilege.”Hitchcock has represented Canada at numerous international competitions.