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Winnipeg Jets hire Matt Prefontaine as Video Coach

Jets add a new coach.

A day after Tony Borgford left for the Oilers AHL affiliate the Jets have added Winnipeg native Matt Prefontaine to replace him.

Jets Release:

The Winnipeg Jets would like to announce the hiring of Matt Prefontaine as Video Coach.

Prefontaine, a native of Winnipeg, MB, has spent the previous three seasons as Video Coach of the Rockford IceHogs in the American Hockey League. He originally joined the IceHogs organization as a broadcast intern in 2010-11 and became their Video Coach the following season. Prefontaine attended Brock University in St. Catharines, ON, prior to joining the Rockford IceHogs.