Kemptville 73s owner Ron Tugnutt is taking over as Head Coach. Peter Ambroziak has announced his departure from the team and Tugger will be taking the opportunity to get back into coaching. Kenny Fleck and Mike Byrd will continue to be assistant coaches with the team. As a player, Tugnutt spent 17 seasons as a goalie in the NHL. He also represented Canada twice at the IIHF World Championships and has worked with Hockey Canada in several capacities as a goaltending consultant for the World Junior Program and Under 18 team. He aslo served as an assistant coach with the Peterborough Petes. Tugnutt says he looks forward to continuing the success the team had in the past season.