Stockton Heat General Manager, Calgary Flames Assistant General Manager
Brad Pascall joined the Calgary Flames organization as Assistant General Manager on June 6, 2014 after serving as the Vice-President of Hockey Operations/Men’s National Teams with Hockey Canada since 2010. He brings an abundance of building winning teams and developing players through his international hockey experience and gold medal successes at Hockey Canada. During his 18 years at Hockey Canada, he also served as Hockey Canada’s Senior Director of Men’s National Teams from 2006 to 2010 and held the title of Senior Director of Communications from 1998 to 2009.
Among his achievements, he played an instrumental role, as part of the management group with Steve Yzerman, for Canada’s gold medal Men’s Olympic Team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Four years earlier, he collected gold with the Men’s Olympic Team at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. He has also been the lead member of hockey operations and Assistant General Manager for Canada at the IIHF World Championship in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and directed and led Canada’s National Junior Team as the team’s General Manager to gold medals at the 2007, 2008 and 2009 IIHF World Junior Championships and a silver medal in 2010. Brad’s gold medal collection as the head of team hockey operations also includes the Canada/Russia Super Series in the summer of 2007 and with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2006, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Ivan Hlinka events featuring Canada’s best Under 18 players.
Prior to advancing to the lead position with hockey operations, he led the communications and media relations for Canada’s national teams at the 2002 and 2006 Olympic Winter Games, the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, eight IIHF World Championships (1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008), four IIHF World Junior Championships (1999, 2003, 2005, 2006) and two IIHF World Women’s Championships (2000, 2004) and was Coordinator of Media Relations for Canada at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the fifth round (103rd overall) of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft, Pascall played two seasons in the AHL with Rochester and two seasons in the ECHL with South Carolina and Birmingham after four seasons (1988-92) at the University of North Dakota. He and his wife, Cassie and daughter Brooke make Calgary their home year round.