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Jay Woodcroft agrees to three-year contract extension with the Oilers

Posted at 3:28 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 03:26:19-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Condors have announced that first year head coach Jay Woodcroft signed a three-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season with the Edmonton Oilers.

Woodcroft led the Condors through a historic season as the franchise's eighth head coach with a team record 42 wins, first Calder Cup berth and series win, and the second longest winning streak in American Hockey League history (17) while five players made their NHL debuts.

Prior to his head coaching gig in Bakersfield, Woodcroft spent 13 seasons in the NHL as an assistant coach with Edmonton, San Jose, and Detroit. While coaching in the NHL coaching, his resume includes 587 regular season wins, five Western Conference titles, six Division titles, three Presidents Trophies, and a Stanley Cup with Detroit in 2008.