The polar bears Berlin have separated after only half a year of head coach Clément Jodoin. The 66-year-old canadian was released after the so far disappointing season in the German hockey League (DEL) from his duties, as the seven-time German Champions on Wednesday night after the fourth home defeat in the series against the Nürnberg Ice Tigers (2:5) told.
sports Director Stéphane Richer for the office of the chief coaches. “The results in recent Games have not been very much to our expectations,” said Richer. The capital club is located 29 of 52 main round play on nine of the German ice hockey League. Jodoin had been obliged in may as the successor to the former national coach Uwe Krupp, who was replaced after last season to Sparta Prague. In 29 matches, 16 victories have come under Jodoin, the polar bears are threatened as a table in ninth place in the Play-not to miss-offs for the best eight.
“The Team has shown that it can play well and win. It’s consistency is missing. We need new stimuli to the performance of the guys put them to better use,“ said Richer. The Canadians will head on Thursday morning for the first time, the Eistraining. Berlin meets on Friday (19.30 clock/Telekom sports) on the Augsburger Panther.