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Affinity Place - Home of the Estevan Bruins

Affinity Place
701 Souris Ave
Estevan, SK
S4A 2T1

Email: info@estevanbruins.com

Operations Email: operations@estevanbruins.com

Affinity Place - Home of the Estevan Bruins

Affinity Place
701 Souris Ave
Estevan, SK
S4A 2T1

Email: info@estevanbruins.com

Operations Email: operations@estevanbruins.com

HEAD COACH/GM - CHRIS LEWGOOD

Chris Lewgood has served as the Head Coach & General Manager of the Power Dodge Estevan Bruins since the beginning of the 2013/14 season.

For six years prior, Chris served as head coach of the Pilot Butte Storm of the Prairie Junior Hockey League and guided the team to the league final in each season while winning the championship four times.

Lewgood has led the Bruins to the playoffs in each season, guiding the team to back-to-back Viterra Division titles in 2016/17 and 2017/18.

The best season-to-date for the Bruins under Lewgood's tenure was in 2017/18, as Estevan advanced to the Canalta Cup Final eventually falling to the Nipawin Hawks by a 2-1 score in the decisive Game 7 in Nipawin.

Contact Info:

Phone #: (306) 634-7730

Email: chrislewgood@live.ca

ASSOCIATE COACH - JEFF SMITH

Jeff Smith joined the Power Dodge Estevan Bruins coaching staff in January 2018 on a volunteer basis for the remainder of the season. Smith has sinced been brought on full-time as an Associate Coach for the club beginning with the 2018/19 season.

Smith played four seasons with the WHL's Red Deer Rebels from 1998/99 - 2001/02. Smith won a WHL Championship and Memorial Cup championship with Red Deer in 2000/01, scoring the Memorial Cup winning goal in overtime to defeat Val d'Or (QMJHL) in his hometown of Regina, SK.

After his junior career ended, Smith would end up playing another 15 years of professional hockey with the Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL), Manitoba Moose (AHL), Trenton Titans (ECHL), Columbia Inferno (ECHL), Alaska Aces (ECHL), Phoenix Roadrunners (ECHL), then continuing his professional career in various European leagues including: Netherlands, EIHL, AIHL, France and BeNeLiga.

Including winning a Midget AAA National tile, Smith brings over two decades of championship-winning experience behind the bench for the Bruins.

Phone #: (306) 634-7730

ASSISTANT COACH - AREN MILLER

Aren Miller has served as an Assistant Coach for the Power Dodge Estevan Bruins since the beginning of the 2013/14 season, alongside Head Coach/GM Chris Lewgood.

The product of Oxbow, SK was drafted 52nd overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings. He played junior hockey for the Spokane Chiefs for three seasons before moving on to his professional career where he made stops with the Adirondack Red Wings, Cincinnati Mighty Ducks and Oklahoma City Blazers before retiring from professional hockey in 2003.

Miller splits his time coaching the Bruins along with his son's AA Peewee team in Estevan. He works full-time with Baker Hughes GE in Estevan.

Aren.Miller@bakerhughes.com

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & OPERATIONS - DANNY EWEN

Danny Ewen joined the Power Dodge Estevan Bruins as the Director of Marketing & Operations in June 2018.

Danny had volunteered as the 'Game Host' for Bruins' home games since the beginning of the 2014/15 regular season while working full-time as an announcer at the local radio station in Estevan.

While still filling in occasionally on the microphone at home games, Danny is focused on building a stronger fan base, a stronger level of corporate partnerships with the club, an unparalleled level of community involvement, and generating as many fundraising dollars as possible for the non-profit junior hockey team.

Any business interested in partnering with the Power Dodge Estevan Bruins for sponsorship and advertising is encouraged to contact the office and ask to speak with Danny.

Phone #: (306) 634-7730     Cell #: (306) 471-9117

Email: operations@estevanbruins.com

OFFICE MANAGER - AMANDA WANNER

info@estevanbruins.com

HEAD TRAINER/STRENGTH COACH - DYLAN LAFRENTZ

EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT - DREW SAXON

MEET THE EXECUTIVE

The Estevan Bruins Jr. A Hockey Club is governed by a very dedicated group of volunteers that make up our 'Executive'.

The Executive meets once a month to discuss operations and the state of the club on and off the ice. Each of them shows their dedication by helping canvas the community during fundraisers and can be seen volunteering during home games.

To be an Executive Member with the Power Dodge Estevan Bruins, a person must be willing to work towards the betterment of this hockey club. Below are the current executive members for the 2018/19 season

PresidentCory Prokop

Vice-President: Brian Pilloud

Treasurer: Brant Kersey

Executive Members: George Seregella, Cole Zahn, Josh Biggs, Amber Ganje, and Greg Hoffart (City of Estevan Liaison)