BC Hockey announced that Chris Murray (Kamloops, BC) and Crosby Dorais (Kamloops, BC) have been named the head coaches of the Thompson Blazers Major Midget League (MML) and Minor Midget League for the 2019-2020 season.
Murray joins the MML after a season as head coach with the Minor Midget League Blazers. Prior to joining the Midget program, Murray served as assistant coach with the Western Hockey League (WHL) Kamloops Blazers and spent several seasons coaching with the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association (MHA).
Murray played for the WHL Blazers for three (3) season from 1991 – 1994, winning two (2) Memorial Cup Championships (1992, 1994). He went on to a seven (7) year pro career that included 242 National Hockey League (NHL) games and a Stanley Cup appearance in 2000.
Dorais has coached minor hockey for over 10 years with Kamloops MHA, most recently at the Bantam level where the team won the BC Hockey Tier 2 Championships this season. He is a full-time teacher, was head coach of the Brock Hockey Academy and is owner of Crosby’s Training Centre, an athletic training centre specializing in strength and conditioning to athletes of all ages.
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