He'd been along with Coach Jackson, also with the national team, but he mentioned that they didn't go to Helsinki on that trip.
They were restricted to the training facilities in Vierumaki.
"I spent a lot of time with Coach Wilson, Chris Chelios, and Dan Cole, and our other assistant Kevin Rider," he recalled. "Being around Chris Chelios--the knowledge of the game that he has is unbelievable as is his attention to detail." Chelios was a defenseman in the National Hockey League for 26 seasons and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014.
"Sometimes you think with superstars, they're just naturally gifted and they don't know how to teach it, but he was just unbelievable with our guys, with our kids.
But my wife was completely supportive and she was awesome. She knew it was a cool opportunity and something that I'd always thought about doing." With his wife's support and the go-ahead from head coach Jeff Jackson, Gilbert took the job and began work with a second team.Sexually Explicit Material This website provides access to material, information, opinion, content and commentary that includes sexually explicit material (collectively, the Sexually Explicit Material).Everyone accessing this site must be at least 18 years of age OR the age of majority in each and every jurisdiction in which you will or may view the Sexually Explicit Material, whichever is higher (the Age of Majority).Dave Gilbert and Nick Siergiej were both called up by the team as well to serve in essentially the same roles for the national team that they've been serving at Notre Dame for years.Gilbert was first to receive the call from Scott Aldrich, the equipment manager for USA Hockey.