Peter Harrold is in his third season with the Hurricanes and his second in defensemen development. Harrold is responsible for working with all defensemen in the Hurricanes system, including drafted players in the Canadian major-junior hockey leagues, college, ECHL and American Hockey League (AHL). He previously worked in skills development with the Hurricanes during the 2020-21 season.
Harrold registered 42 points (13g, 29a) in 274 career NHL games with Los Angeles and New Jersey from 2006-15. He also posted 129 points (21g, 108a) in 255 career AHL games with Manchester, Albany and Chicago from 2006-16, earning selection to the AHL All-Star Game in 2007 and 2008. Prior to turning professional, Harrold played four seasons at Boston College from 2002-06, where he appeared in two Frozen Fours, including the 2006 National Championship game. As a senior in 2005-06, he served as the Eagles’ captain and was named the Hockey East Defensive Defenseman of the Year. During his collegiate career, Harrold was a three-time Hockey East All-Academic Team selection and twice captured Boston College’s Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year award.
A native of Kirtland Hills, Ohio, Harrold also represented the United States at the 2009 IIHF World Championship.
Jason Muzzatti is in his fourth season with the Hurricanes and his third as the team’s goaltender development coach. Muzzatti is responsible for working with all goaltenders in the Hurricanes’ minor-league system, including drafted players in the Canadian major-junior hockey leagues, ECHL and American Hockey League (AHL). He previously served as the Hurricanes’ goaltending coach during the 2019-20 season.
Prior to joining the Hurricanes, Muzzatti spent four seasons as goaltending coach for his alma mater, Michigan State University. Previously, the Toronto, Ont., native coached for two seasons in the International Hockey League (IHL), serving as assistant coach and then head coach for the Flint Generals. In 2009-10, he led the Generals to the IHL Finals, earning league coach of the year honors. Muzzatti also cofounded the highly-successful “Just Goalies” camps in 1999, and continues to operate the camps in East Lansing, Mich., and Indianapolis, Ind.
Selected by the Calgary Flames in the first round, 21st overall, of the 1988 NHL Draft, Muzzatti played 16 seasons of professional hockey in the NHL, IHL, American Hockey League (AHL) and European leagues in Germany, Finland and Italy. He appeared in 61 career NHL games with Calgary, Hartford, San Jose and the New York Rangers, posting an 18-15-6 record with a 3.34 goals-against average. Prior to turning professional, he established himself as one of the greatest netminders in Michigan State history, helping the Spartans to two CCHA championships, three NCAA tournament appearances and a Frozen Four, and ranking second in school history in wins (83). Muzzatti was teammates with current Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour during the 1988-89 season at Michigan State.
Daniel Bochner is in his first year of working in the Hurricanes’ hockey operations department and his 14th year working in player development.
Before joining the Hurricanes in his current role in August 2023, Bochner spent the previous five seasons with SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He has served as a development coach for SKA and its system affiliates since 2018-19, and he was named one of the team’s assistant coaches in 2020-21. Bochner also previously served as the Director of Player Development and Head Player Development Coach for the Russian Ice Hockey Federation from 2018-22 and served as an assistant coach for Russia at the IIHF World Championship in 2021, primarily responsible for pregame. The Toronto native began his coaching career in the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), with the Don Mills Flyers from 2013-16 and the Vaughan Kings in 2017-18. Bochner is also the founder and CEO of Universal Hockey, a training academy in Toronto that focuses on elite player development both on and off the ice.