Wallace returns for Elite Series

Tim Wallace had to miss a night behind the Panthers bench due to self-isolation, but it’s very much his domain (PHOTO: Panthers Images)

Nottingham Panthers have announced that head coach Tim Wallace will  be behind the bench for the Elite Series.

His return will delight the fans as they get excited for the upcoming competition, where they’ll face Coventry Blaze, Sheffield Steelers and Manchester Storm.

A statement on the club website revealed he’s already been working on his recruitment as they look to add players for the competition.

“Wallace is already working with Director of Hockey Gui Doucet on their recruitment plans as they start to build a roster which will feature players from abroad alongside GB internationals, some of which will be chosen in a unique draft as the four competing teams get to add players from the other six Elite League outfits.”

Wallace joined the club from Milton Keynes Lightning in 2019, taking over from Rick Strachan, who fulfilled the head coach role on an interim basis after Rich Chernomaz’s departure.

In his debut campaign, they finished fifth and were only six points from top spot when the coronavirus called a premature halt to the season.

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