Winterhawks head coach sworn in as US citizen

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Winterhawks head coach sworn in as US citizen

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by Jeff Thompson, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on January 15, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 16 at 9:08 AM

PORTLAND -- Portland Winterhawks general manager and head coach Mike Johnston was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as a United States citizen.

Johnston is also a Canadian citizen.

He joined the Winterhawks in the 2008 season after spending two seasons with the Los Angeles Kings. Before that, he was an associate coach for the Vancouver Canucks.

Johnston's wife, Myrna, was also sworn in as a U.S. citizen Wednesday.

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