Dean Chynoweth was announced as the new Lake Erie Monsters head coach on Wednesday. He replaces David Quinn, who was promoted to an assistant coaching position for the Avalanche. Chynoweth, 43, is the third coach in the history of the minor league affiliate. He was previously an assistant coach with the New York Islanders for the last three years.
David Oliver, who is Director of AHL Operations for the Avalanche, will remain as the assistant coach for the club. The Monsters will drop the puck on their sixth season on October 12th.