Former Jets, Senators coach John Paddock named head coach of WHL's Regina Pats
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REGINA - Former Ottawa Senators and Winnipeg Jets head coach John Paddock is the new coach of the Regina Pats. REGINA - The Regina Pats have hired NHL veteran John Paddock as the team's new head coach. Paddock coached the Ottawa Senators for a season in 2007-08 as well as the Winnipeg Jets from 1991 to 1995. Paddock was also given the title of senior vice-president of hockey operations. Paddock is a member of the American Hockey League's Hall of Fame and has the third-most coaching wins in league history with a record of 589-438-98. The 60-year-old from Oak River, Man., was head coach of the Jets from 1991 to 1994 and the Senators for one season in 2007-08. Chad Lang will continue in his job as the Pats general manager and senior vice-president of hockey and business, the team said in its statement.