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Doug Janik joins Junior Thunderbirds coaching staff

By Jr. T-Birds Staff, 02/18/22, 1:15PM EST


The Springfield Junior Thunderbirds are excited to announce that Doug Janik will be joining the coaching staff for the 2022-23 season.

Check out just a brief snapshot of Janik's hockey career on the ice and off:
-played on multiple USA National teams
- 1999 NCAA Champion
University of Maine
- 1999 2nd Round Draft pick Buffalo Sabres
-played 14 years professional hockey
-Coached 5 years professional hockey
-coached 1 years NCAA division 1 college hockey
-current pro scout for the Nashville Predators

“I am excited for the opportunity to work with young athletes to help improve there skill development and hockey knowledge in a fun environment with the Jr. Thunderbirds," Janik said.

Doug will be part of both the 2012 and 2013 coaching staffs.