Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/20/14

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 26: Head coach Dave Tippett of the Phoenix Coyotes during the preseason NHL game against the San Jose Sharks at Jobing.com Arena on September 26, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Sharks 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Coyotes coach Dave Tippett is expected to be named head coach for Hockey Canada at the upcoming IIHF World Championship in Belarus in May. Tippett was working through some minor details and expected the announcement to come sometime this week. Florida Panthers head coach Peter DeBoer has been confirmed as an assistant coach for Tippett, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice and Ottawa Senators coach Paul MacLean are also in the mix for positions. Coyotes assistant GM Brad Treliving was selected to serve in his same role with Hockey Canada's World Championship team last month. Rob Blake is Hockey Canada's GM. Tippett said he will probably take some vacation time after the World Championships on his way home from Belarus -- destination to be determined. COYOTES WILL DRAFT 12TH The NHL held its annual draft lottery on Tuesday and the Coyotes will pick 12th in June. That is the same position they held last season when they selected forward Max Do...
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