#21 - Marc Habscheid. NHL, World Junior Champ, Olympian, coach and Memorial Cup champion
Marc Habscheid has seen it all in hockey. As a player, starting with the Saskatoon Blades in the Western Hockey League, Marc also went on to win a World Junior Hockey Championship in 1982. Then a 15-year professional hockey career that included 345 National Hockey League games split between Edmonton, Minnesota, Detroit, and Calgary. He also played with Team Canada at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary.
After his playing days were over, Marc turned to the business of coaching starting with Melfort in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League in 1996. He is currently the head coach of the Prince Albert Raiders in the WHL, winning the Ed Chynoweth Cup as league champions in 2019. He has also coached Kamloops, Kelowna, Chilliwack and Victoria in the WHL. In Kelowna, Marc was part of another WHL championship in 2003 and a Memorial Cup Championship in 2004. Marc has also coached in the NHL with the Boston Bruins. Internationally, he’s coached Canada at the World Juniors 2003, the same year he was named the Canadian Hockey League’s Coach of the Year. In 2004 and 2005, Marc coached Team Canada to gold medals at the World Championships.
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