Manitoba Moose assistant coach Mark Morrison heading to NHL with the Ducks
Mark Morrison was extended last July after having spent the previous five seasons with the Jets affiliate IceCaps over in St. John’s. This was part of the Release from last season:
Mark Morrison is entering his sixth season as an assistant coach with the Jets’ AHL affiliate. He was in St. John’s for five years prior to moving with the team to Manitoba last season. The 53 year-old native of Delta, BC, was head coach of the Victoria Salmon Kings from 2006-11. Morrison was originally drafted by the New York Rangers in the third round, 51st overall, in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. In 1981, Morrison was named as a member of the Team Canada squad that captured the gold medal at the World Junior Championship. He was also the captain of the 1982 team that captured the bronze medal.
Turns out he will be heading to the NHL this season to act as an assistant coach with the Anaheim Ducks confirms AHL insider Patrick Williams. He will be joining former Manitoba Moose head coach Randy Carlyle.