Order of Hockey in Canada

Scotty Bowman - 2017 Order of Hockey in Canada Honouree



HOCKEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Won 1,244 regular-season games and 223 playoff games, most in NHL history
  • Has won 14 Stanley Cup championships in all roles (second to Jean Béliveau – 17)
  • Stanley Cup championships: Montreal 5x; Pittsburgh 2x; Detroit 4x; Chicago 3x
  • Won the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year in 1976-77 and 1995-96
  • Head coach of the Detroit Red Wings from 1993-2002
  • General manager of the Detroit Red Wings from 1994-97
  • Won the Stanley Cup with Detroit in 1997, 1998 and 2002
  • Set an NHL record for wins in a season in 1995-96 (62)
  • Head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1991-93
  • Director of player development with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1990-93
  • Won the Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh in 1992
  • Head coach and general manager of the Buffalo Sabres from 1979-1987
  • Head coach and general manager of Team Canada at the 1981 Canada Cup (second place)
  • Head coach of the Montreal Canadiens from 1971-1979
  • Won the Stanley Cup with Montreal in 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979
  • Set NHL records for wins in a season in 1975-76 (58) and 1976-77 (60)
  • Head coach of Team Canada at the 1976 Canada Cup (first place)
  • Head coach of the St. Louis Blues from 1967-71
  • General manager of the St. Louis Blues from 1968-71
  • Head coach of the Sherbrooke Castors (QJAHL) in 1966-67
  • Head coach of the Montreal Junior Canadiens (OHA) from 1964-66
  • Head coach of the Omaha Knights (CPHL) and Notre Dame Monarchs (QJHL) in 1963-64
  • Head coach of the Hull-Ottawa Canadiens (EPHL) in 1962-63
  • Head coach of the Peterborough Petes (OHA) from 1958-61
  • Head coach of the Hull-Ottawa Canadiens (OHA) in 1957-58
  • Won the Memorial Cup with Hull-Ottawa in 1958
  • Assistant coach with the Hull-Ottawa Canadiens (OHA) in 1956-57

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Born September 18, 1933 in Verdun, Quebec
  • Is senior advisor of hockey operations with the Chicago Blackhawks
  • He and his wife, Suella, have five children, Alicia, David, Stan, Robert and Nancy

HONOURS

  • Invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2012
  • Inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2003
  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1991

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