Cougars fire head coach after 11th straight loss

The Prince George Cougars have fired head coach Richard Matvichuk, effective immediately.

The team made the announcement this morning after a 4-3 overtime loss to the Vancouver Giants Wednesday night. It was the 11th straight loss for the team.

General Manager Mark Lamb assumes the role as head coach on an interim basis. Development coach Nick Drazenovic has been promoted to an assistant coach and will join Mark Lamb and Steve O’Rourke behind the Cougars bench.