Perry Pearn

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Perry Pearn
Born (1951-06-06) June 6, 1951 (age 65)
Stettler, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation ice hockey coach

Perry Pearn (born June 6, 1951) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach. He is currently an assistant coach for the National Hockey League's Vancouver Canucks.

Coaching career[edit]

Pearn, a native of Stettler, Alberta, was fired by the Jets January 12, 2014,[1] after being hired in June 2012. Previously, he was an assistant with the Montreal Canadiens (2009–2011), New York Rangers (2004–2009), Ottawa Senators (1996–2004), and the original incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets (1995–1996). Pearn has also coached at the university and junior levels, including one season as head coach of the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League.[2][3] On August 11, 2014, he was hired as an assistant coach by the Vancouver Canucks.

Pearn served twice as an assistant coach with Canada's national junior team at the IIHF World Junior Championships (1990, 1991). As head coach, he led Canada to gold in 1993.

During the summers, Pearn runs elite-level hockey camps in Alberta for professional and major junior players.[4]


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