Sharks’ first coach receives honor in native country

first_imgGeorge Kingston, the first head coach in Sharks history, was selected Wednesday to receive the Order of Hockey in Canada for his contributions to the game in his native country.Kingston, 79, coached at the University of Calgary for parts of two decades and was involved with Canadian hockey at the international level in the 1980s and 1990s. In 1994, he was Team Canada’s general manager for the Winter Olympics. The Canadians won silver.For complete Sharks coveragefollow us on Flipboard.Kingst …last_img