Ottawa, ON – Ottawa also announced the hiring of Marie-Pierre Neron who will join the team’s athletic therapy staff.
Neron, a certified athletic therapist and sports first responder, joins the Barber Poles after having worked with McGill University athletes throughout the hockey, football, and basketball programs. She was previously the Canadian International Hockey (CIH) Academy’s head athletic therapist, and her expertise will help to keep the 67’s healthy, and on the ice.
Internally, the Barber Poles have also promoted Joel Washkurak to director of player personnel, and Noah Chaikoff to manager of analytics.
The 67’s will open their 2021-22 training camp on September 2, in preparation for their preseason opener on September 6, when they visit Peterborough to take on the Petes. Ottawa will open the regular season against the Kingston Frontenacs at the Leon’s Centre on October 8.