Canada names Tourigny head coach for 2021 WJHC
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Andre Tourigny is getting a promotion.

Hockey Canada named him head coach of the junior team for the upcoming season, the governing body announced Monday.

Tourigny's tenure as Canada's bench boss will include the next World Junior Championship in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta.

He was as an assistant coach for Canada at the most recent world juniors, helping the Dale Hunter-led squad capture the gold medal.

Tourigny currently serves as head coach of the OHL's Ottawa 67's. He's also been an assistant with the Ottawa Senators and Colorado Avalanche.

The 45-year-old went viral during the world juniors after catching a puck that was headed out of play to prevent a delay of game penalty.

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