1998 Olympic Winter Games

Player Profile

Wayne Cashman
Assistant Coach

Following an 18-season NHL career as a key member of the Boston Bruins, Wayne Cashman has pursued an NHL coaching career that has seen him serve as assistants with three NHL teams before being named head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers in July 1997.
He served as an assistant coach for five seasons (1987-92) with the New York Rangers, helping the club to two Patrick Division regular-season titles in 1988-89 and 1991-92. The Rangers had winning seasons each of the five years Cashman was on staff.
For four seasons (1992-96), Cashman served as an assistant with the Tampa Bay Lightning. With the expansion Lightning, Cashman was heavily involved with the club's on-ice preparation and worked with the club's defencemen, including 1992 first overall NHL Entry Draft selection Roman Hamrlik.
In 1996-97, Cashman worked as an assistant with the San Jose Sharks.

Key Career Accomplishments

  • Assistant coach with gold medal-winning Canadian team at the 1997 World Hockey Championship
  • Member of victorious Team Canada in eight-game 1972 Summit Series with Soviet Union
  • Member of Stanley Cup-winning Boston Bruins teams in 1970 and 1972