Joseph Abboud Named Official Custom Suit Provider to the NHL Coaches
TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ -- As the National Hockey League (NHL) season commences today, Moores Clothing for Men announces a two-year agreement with the National Hockey League Coaches Association (NHLCA) to dress the head coaches in Joseph Abboud Custom suits for the 2017-2018 season and be the Official Custom Suit Provider to the NHL Coaches.
The company will be outfitting 20 head coaches in Joseph Abboud Custom tailored suits, personally styled by them. The coaches were measured at various Moores Clothing for Men stores nationwide and were able to select from over 150 fabric swatches, various silhouettes and range of style options. Each coach will receive 10 Joseph Abboud Custom suits and ties for the season.
Head coach of the Calgary Flames, Glen Gulutzan, says, "Joseph Abboud is a brand that's been around for 30 years and really represents a legacy of style and class. We're pleased to be partnering with them and proud to wear their product on the sidelines."
The NHL head coaches participating in the program include:
- Jared Bednar, Colorado Avalanche
- Jeff Blashill, Detroit Red Wings
- Guy Boucher, Ottawa Senators
- Bruce Boudreau, Minnesota Wild
- Bob Boughner, Florida Panthers
- Bruce Cassidy, Boston Bruins
- Peter DeBoer, San Jose Sharks
- Gerard Gallant , Vegas Golden Knights
- Travis Green, Vancouver Canucks
- Glen Gulutzan, Calgary Flames
- Ken Hitchcock, Dallas Stars
- John Hynes, New Jersey Devils
- Peter Laviolette, Nashville Predators
- Bill Peters, Carolina Hurricanes
- Joel Quenneville, Chicago Blackhawks
- John Stevens, Los Angeles Kings
- Mike Sullivan, Pittsburgh Penguins
- John Tortorella, Columbus Blue Jackets
- Barry Trotz, Washington Capitals
- Mike Yeo, St. Louis Blues
In addition, the coaches will be giving back by participating in the annual Canadian Suit Drive in July. Moores Clothing for Men collects gently used men's and women's professional attire giving unemployed individuals a chance to look their best as they transition back into the workforce. Clothing collected at Moores stores will be distributed to over 60 local recipient organizations across the country that help disadvantaged individuals regain employment through job readiness programs and workforce assistance. Each coach will donate a piece of professional clothing to a Moores Clothing for Men store in July. "The Canadian Suit Drive gives individuals the opportunity to get back into the workforce and change their life," says Guy Boucher, head coach of the Ottawa Senators. "I am honored to be a part of this great program."
Joseph Abboud Custom clothing is available at Moores Clothing for Men stores nationwide. For more information, visit mooresclothing.com.
About Moores Clothing for Men
Launched in 1980 and a subsidiary of Tailored Brands, Inc., Moores Clothing for Men is the leading national retailer of men's business attire in Canada with over 120 stores. Moores' stores carry a full selection of suits, sport coats, slacks, formalwear, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, footwear, and accessories in non-exclusive and exclusive merchandise brands such as Joseph Abboud, AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole, Black by Vera Wang, among others. Moores is also the largest provider of tuxedo and suit rentals in Canada. For additional information on Moores Clothing for Men, please visit mooresclothing.com.
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About the National Hockey League Coaches Association
The NHL Coaches' Association is a professional organization representing head coaches – as well as associate, assistant and specialty coaches – who work with all 31 teams of the National Hockey League. The NHLCA was founded in 2001 by legendary coach Scotty Bowman and a group of veteran colleagues, including Roger Neilson, Larry Robinson and Pat Quinn. The NHLCA's mission is to develop future coaches from the youth level up to the highest levels of hockey, including supporting coaches' initiatives to motivate, mentor, and inspire players of all ages. For more information, visit nhlcoaches.com.
NHLCA Media Contact:
Mike Hirshfeld, Executive Director, [email protected]
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