Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Shannon Miller Returns to Canada to Coach the CWHL's Calgary Inferno

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Shannon Miller Returns to Canada to Coach the CWHL's Calgary Inferno

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Shannon Miller to coach CWHL's Inferno

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CALGARY - Shannon Miller has been named head coach of the CWHL's Calgary Inferno.

Canada's coach when women's hockey made its Olympic debut in 1998, returns to Calgary where she was a police officer in the 1990s.

"This will feel a bit like coming home," Miller said Saturday in a statement.

"I respect the league that many people have worked hard to build, attracting the best players in the world, and I'm honoured to move back to Calgary and be a part of it."

Miller, from Melfort, Sask., coached Canada's women to a world championship in 1997 and an Olympic silver medal in 1998.

She spent 16 years as head coach of the University of Minnesota-Duluth women's team and coached the Bulldogs to five NCAA championships.

Miller was told in 2014 that her contract would not be renewed there. …

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