International Falls native Dean Blais was named head coach of the 2012 U.S. National Junior Team.
Blais, who led the U.S. to the gold medal in 2010, also coached the national junior team in 1994.
The head coach at Nebraska-Omaha, Blais was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year for the 2010-11 season.
Read the full USA Hockey article here.
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