Player Richard Hartmann to coach Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals have announced that recent signing Richard Hartmann will take on the role of player-coach for the upcoming Elite League season.

The Slovak signed for the Capitals in mid-August as player, having come from German side Lausitzer Füchse.

General manager Scott Neil said he hoped the appopintment would encourage a new style of play.

"Richard has a huge amount of experience, he will bring a wealth of knowledge to the club." he said.

"He has been taught and educated to play in a technical league and has played at a consistently high level in one of the best leagues in Europe."

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