Duluth Native Johnson is New Clydes' Coach

By KBJR News 1

November 24, 2012 Updated Nov 24, 2012 at 11:43 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth, Minn. native Ben Johnson has been named the new head coach of the struggling Duluth Clydesdales, the team announced on Saturday.

Johnson, a former player at Duluth East, will leave his role as the team's director of player development to step behind the bench for the remainder of the 2012-13 season.

The former Greyhound has coaching experience in the United States and Europe, including a stint with Shattuck-St. Mary's of Minnesota.

Duluth is off to a rough start to the season, currently sitting with a (1-16-0-1) record in the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL).

Posted by Zach Schneider
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