Former Sea Dogs coaches and Memorial Cup Champions Gerard Gallant and Mike Kelly will return to Saint John for the Saint John Sea Dogs Hall of Fame induction of Mike Thomas on June 15th at the Imperial Theatre. Doors will open for the event at 6:30PM with a start time of 8PM.
Gallant served as head coach of the Saint John Sea Dogs for three seasons, amassing 161 regular season wins. The Sea Dogs appeared in the QMJHL finals in all three of those seasons, capturing the league title in 2011 and 2012 and bringing home the Maritimes’ first ever Memorial Cup in 2011.
Now the head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights, Gallant led the expansion team to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2018 earning him the Jack Adams Award which honors the NHL’s top coach.
Mike Kelly served as Director of Hockey Operations and Associate Coach for the Saint John Sea Dogs from 2010-2012 before taking on Head Coach and General Manager duties for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. During his time with Saint John he won two President Cups and a Memorial Cup in 2011. Kelly now serves as the assistant coach of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights alongside Gerard Gallant.
Tickets for the event are $15 for Season Ticket Members or $20 for regular and can be purchased at the Imperial Theatre Box Office or online at www.imperialtheatre.ca . We are also offering a limited amount of VIP tickets for $99 that include preferred seating and access to the VIP after-party being hosted at Rocky’s Sports Bar. To purchase VIP tickets please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Joining Mike Thomas, Gerard Gallant and Mike Kelly will be additional Sea Dogs Alumni including Simon Despres, Mike Kirkpatrick, Ryan Sparling, Zack Phillips and more!