Former Bears head coach Mark French has been named head coach of . After five seasons in Hershey, French heads overseas to coach the Zagreb Bears. The Washington Capitals announced in May they will not be renewing his contract for the 2013-14 season.

“Mark still holds the AHL’s record for being the fastest coach to achieve 100 wins,” said Medvescak GM Aaron Fox. “He’s going to bring a winning pedigree to Zagreb and he’s extremely happy to be able to help Medveščak become a successful KHL team.”

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