Newyorkrangers.com reports that Hockey Canada has named Rangers legend Mark Messier, currently the Rangers' Special Assistant to the President, as head coach of Canada’s national men’s teams at the 2010 Deutschland Cup and 2010 Spengler Cup.
The Deutschland Cup will be held in Munich, Germany, from Nov. 12-14, while the Spengler Cup tournament will take place in Davos, Switzerland from Dec. 26-31.
This will be Messier’s second appearance with Team Canada off the ice, as he served as Canada’s general manager of the silver medal winning team at the 2010 IIHF World Championship.
...the progression of Messier becoming Rangers GM continues.
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