Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett remembers 1980-81 Prince Albert Raiders championship team

Article courtesy Kevin Karius, Global News

Current Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett has won over 600 games as an NHL head coach, and before that, he appeared in 721 games as a player.

In the 1980-81 season, the Prince Albert Raiders were the top Junior “A” hockey team in Canada — and Tippett was a forward on the team.

“I think we only lost a handful of games all year, so I think we were pretty good,” chuckled Tippett in a recent interview.

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