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BREAKING: WHL Coach Suspended Due to Investigation

Published September 25, 2023 at 7:51 PM
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A WHL head coach has been suspended due to an investigation following a player complaint.

Kevin Constantine Suspended By WHL



It was just announced that Kevin Constantine, a former NHL head coach, has been suspended by the WHL.




The Western Hockey League announced today, Kevin Constantine, Head Coach of the Wenatchee Wild, has been suspended pending an independent investigation into alleged violations of WHL Regulations and Policies.

This suspension comes as a result of alleged violations of WHL Regulations and Policies. Constantine's coaching career spans the NHL and international hockey, making this news quite significant.


Former #NHL head coach Kevin Constantine has been suspended after a complaint has been filed about his conduct as coach of the WHL's Wenatchee Wild.

Kevin Constantine has an impressive coaching history, having worked with NHL teams and even in Hungary in recent years. He notably coached the Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, and New Jersey Devils, achieving various levels of success

Constantine's suspension has significant implications, especially for the promising prospects he was coaching. This includes three lottery draft picks: Matthew Savoie (9th overall in 2022), Conor Geekie (11th overall in 2022), and Zach Benson (13th overall in 2023). With Constantine unable to contact players during the ongoing WHL investigation, the futures of these young talents hang in the balance.

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