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Eugene grew up playing hockey in his native Ukraine and began his professional career there before joining the Long Beach Ice Dogs (WCHL). A longtime youth hockey coach in California, Eugene has coached for the Jr. Ducks for several seasons, helping develop some of the top players in the program, including Slava Demin, the club’s first homegrown NHL draft choice (Vegas, 2018). 

Eugene Kabanets

Head Coach - Jr Ducks 12U AAA