Disgraced ex-Flames head coach Bill Peters hired b
Posted by seestyle on September 2nd, 2022
Former Flames head coach Bill Peters, who resigned Ben Simmons Jersey in November after his usage of racial slurs and physical abuse surfaced, has been hired as the next coach of the KHL's Yekaterinburg Avtomobilist."I think as time goes on, we all grow and improve and become better versions of ourselves, and I'm no different than that,"he said during a video conference with reporters, . "You learn from all the experiences that you're in, and you become better."It's no different right now, going through a very trying time right now in the world with the global pandemic, and I believe we're going to come out of this, and when we come out of this people are going to be better people for it and more pa sionate and compa Darryl Dawkins Jersey sionate towards each other and more patient."Peters stepped down from the Flames' bench after former player Akim Aliu, who played for him with the Rockford IceHogs (AHL) during the 2009-10 season,stated on Twitter thathe "dropped the N-bomb several times towards me in the dre sing room" during his rookie year. It also surfaced that theex-NHL coachwas physically abusive;former Hurricanes defensemanMichal Jordan, who Peters coached from 2014-16 in Carolina, accused Peters of kicking him during an unspecified game.MORE: Peters claimed the Aliu incident was an "isolated event": "I have regretted the (Aliu) incident since it happened, and I now also apologize to anyone negatively affected by my words. Iam aware that there is no Robert Covington Jersey excuse for language that is offensive. I meant no disrespect in what I said, and it was not directed at anyone in particular. But, that doesn't matter; it was hurtful and demeaning. I am truly sorry."Aliu called Peters' apology "misleading, insincere and concerning." Following thoseevents, ,the NHL set up a hotline for players and staff to anonymously report incidents.Signed to a two-year deal, Peters will coach an Avtomobilist team that lost in the first round of the Gagarin Cup playoffs. The league suspended postseason play becauseofthe global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic."The future is a little bit unpredictable, obviously,". "It's going to take us time to come out of us situation that we're in as far Gerald Henderson Jersey as the global pandemic, but I'm excited about the opportunity to go to the KHL and challenge myself to be able to do a good job for a full season, two seasons, however long it might be."Peters will be joined on the bench by former NHL a sistant coach Perry Pearn, ex-NHLer German Titov, Evgeny Shaldybin and Konstantin Vlasov.Former NHLers Pavel Datsyuk, who was a part of the Red Wings when Peters was an a sistant coach under Mike Babcock, Joel Embiid Jersey and Nigel Dawes both played on Avtomobilist this season. However, both have contracts expiring at the end of the month.
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