Coach Zehr, a native of Windsor, Ontario brings to the Lakers, a competitive drive, extensive experience as both a player and a coach having played/coached games in many leagues in Canada and the United States.
After being drafted by the Windsor Spitfires in the 1st round of the 1995 OHL draft, Jeff went on to spend parts of 3 seasons playing for the Spitfires during his time in Windsor, Jeff was selected in the 2nd round, 31st overall by the NHL’s New York Islanders in 1997. One and a half seasons later, Zehr was traded to the Erie Otters where he played in parts of two seasons before wrapping up his junior career in Sarnia with the Sarnia Sting playing under Mark Hunter.
The next season, Jeff joined the AHL’s providence Bruins before making his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins that same year.
Jeff went on to play in the ECHL for many years and in many locations including: Greenville, Cincinnati, Greensboro, Columbus, and Peoria. He then joined the Port Huron Icehawks of the IHL and finally the Flint Generals where in his last year of playing, he filled the role of a player/coach.
Drafted by New York Islanders
4 years OHL – 82 goals – 128 assists
4 years ECHL – 58 goals – 92 assists
3 years IHL – 95 goals – 147 assists
NHL Boston Bruins – 1999, 2000 4 games
Contact Jeff Zehr: email@example.com