Curtis Hunt
Position Defence
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Fredericton Express
Flint Spirits
Milwaukee Admirals
Albany Choppers
St. John's Maple Leafs
Houston Aeros
Michigan K-Wings
Born January 28 1967 (1967-01-28) (age 53),
North Battleford, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 172nd, 1985
Vancouver Canucks
Pro Career 1987 – 1996

Curtis Hunt is a retired professional ice hockey player who currently is the head coach for the Regina Pats os the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Playing careerEdit

Hunt played junior hockey for the Prince Albert Raiders in the WHL, winning a Memorial Cup in 1985.[1] He was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft, but never played in the NHL.[1] Hunt played in the American Hockey League for the Fredericton Express and St. John's Maple Leafs. He also played in the International Hockey League (IHL) and the East Coast Hockey League.[2]

Coaching careerEdit

Hunt started his coaching career in the IHL as an assistant coach with the Grand Rapids Griffins. He then moved to the WHL, serving as head coach for the Moose Jaw Warriors and Regina Pats. After the 2003–04 season with the Warriors, Hunt was the runner-up for WHL Coach of the Year.[1] Hunt made the jump to the National Hockey League coaching ranks, serving as an assistant coach for the Ottawa Senators during the 2008–09 season.[2] After head coach Craig Hartsburg was fired, Hunt was demoted to coach the Binghamton Senators of the AHL.[3] Hunt rejoined the Pats starting with the 2009–10 season.[3]

Hunt has coached internationally for Canada at the junior level. He served as an assistant coach on Canada's gold medal winning teams at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in 2006 and 2007.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Curtis Hunt, Assistant Coach. Ottawa Senators. Retrieved on 2010-10-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Curtis Hunt. Retrieved on 2010-10-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Regina Pats rehire Curtis Hunt. Canadian Broadcast Corporation (2009-05-25). Archived from the original on 2012-11-08. Retrieved on 2010-10-07.
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