The Vegas Golden Knights have named Tim Speltz to the place of normal supervisor of the American Hockey League’s Henderson Silver Knights.
“We’re very excited to have Tim be a part of our group. I’ve identified him for a really very long time, courting again to our days within the Western Hockey League, and he has an excellent hockey thoughts.” stated Golden Knights normal supervisor Kelly McCrimmon. “As our group has developed, we imagine that it is very important our workers, gamers and followers to have a devoted supervisor who will likely be concerned within the day-to-day enterprise of the Silver Knights. Tim will do an unimaginable job main our efforts in Henderson.”
Speltz joins the group after serving as the pinnacle of newbie scouting for the Toronto Maple Leafs for the final three seasons. He initially joined Toronto in 2016 because the director of western space scouting.
Previous to his time in Toronto, Speltz spent 26 years as the final supervisor of the Western Hockey League’s Spokane Chiefs, a corporation he joined in the summertime of 1990. Beneath his management, the Chiefs gained two WHL championships and Memorial Cups, in 1991 and 2008.
Speltz was honored as WHL Government of the Yr twice, following the 1995-96 and 1999-2000 seasons, and CHL Government of the Yr following the 1995-96 season. He was a part of the administration group for Hockey Canada on the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Event and likewise served as a part of the Hockey Canada administration group for the Canadian under-20 program.
Speltz additionally served as normal supervisor with the WHL’s Drugs Hat Tigers from 1988 to 1990.