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Hockey Canada appoints Trevor Murphy as vice president of hockey development

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has hired Trevor Murphy as vice-president of hockey development. The board of directors said Wednesday that Murphy will be tasked with leading the development of grassroots hockey across Canada.

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has hired Trevor Murphy as vice-president of hockey development.

Murphy will be tasked with leading the development of amateur hockey across Canada, the board said in a statement Wednesday.

Murphy, from Mount Pearl, Netherlands, most recently served on the senior leadership team of the 2025 Canada Games Host Community.

He previously held executive roles with the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League and the Newfoundland Growlers of the ECHL.

Murphy served as director of community and consumer partnerships at Hockey Canada’s regional headquarters in Saint John, NB, from 2003-2008, and then spent three seasons working in community and consumer partnerships with the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers.

Murphy will join Hockey Canada’s senior leadership team on Monday and will be based in St. John’s, NL.

“Development from grassroots to high performance, on and off the ice, should be a key focus for all leaders in the game, and I am excited to begin work in this new role,” Murphy said in a press release.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 10, 2024.

Canadian Press