Oilers add Goaltending Consultant
General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have named Sylvain Rodrigue as the club’s Goaltending Consultant.
Rodrigue, 39, will work under the direction of Goaltending Coach Frederic Chabot, assisting him with goaltender development and scouting.
Rodrigue most recently served as a Goaltending Consultant for the DEL’s Berlin Eisbären, a member of Germany’s top elite league and Fribourg Gotteron of the Swiss Elite League. He won the DEL championship with Berlin in 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13. He was also a member of Berlin’s European trophy championship team in 2010-11.
The Montreal, Quebec native has also worked with HC Lugano (LNA - Swiss Elite League), AIK (Swedish Elite League) and Dusseldorf (DEL - German Elite League) since 2009-10.
Before heading to Europe, Rodrigue worked with the Chicoutimi Saguenéens of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 2003-2009. He assisted Chabot at the Edmonton Oilers 2012 Prospect Camp and was a goaltending instructor at Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence Goaltending Camp in 2009.
Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, TELUS and Ford.