Jack Adams Award

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Jack Adams Award
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Established1974
Current holder(s)Gerard Gallant
Awarded to theNational Hockey League coach "adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success."[1]

The Jack Adams Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League coach "adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success."[1] It has been awarded 33 times to 28 different winners. The winner is selected by a poll of the National Hockey League Broadcasters Association at the end of the regular season. Many coaches have won the award numerous times. Pat Burns has won three times, the most of any coach.

Scotty Bowman, winner for the 1976-77 and 1995-96 NHL seasons.
Marc Crawford, winner for the 1994-95 NHL season.
Ted Nolan, winner for the 1996-97 NHL season.
Lindy Ruff, winner for the 2005-06 NHL season.

Winners[change | change source]

Season Winner Team Win #
1973–74 Fred Sherob Philadelphia Flyers 1
1974–75 Bob Pulford Los Angeles Kings 1
1975–76 Don Cherry Boston Bruins 1
1976–77 Scotty Bowmanab Montreal Canadiens 1
1977–78 Bobby Kromm Detroit Red Wings 1
1978–79 Al Arboura New York Islanders 1
1979–80 Pat Quinnac Philadelphia Flyers 1
1980–81 Red Berenson St. Louis Blues 1
1981–82 Tom Watt Winnipeg Jets 1
1982–83 Orval Tessier Chicago Blackhawks 1
1983–84 Bryan Murray Washington Capitals 1
1984–85 Mike Keenanac Philadelphia Flyers 1
1985–86 Glen Sathera Edmonton Oilers 1
1986–87 Jacques Demers Detroit Red Wings 1
1987–88 Jacques Demers Detroit Red Wings 2
1988–89 Pat Burnsc Montreal Canadiens 1
1989–90 Bob Murdoch Winnipeg Jets 1
1990–91 Brian Sutter St. Louis Blues 1
1991–92 Pat Quinn Vancouver Canucks 2
1992–93 Pat Burns Toronto Maple Leafs 2
1993–94 Jacques Lemaire New Jersey Devils 1
1994–95 Marc Crawford Quebec Nordiques 1
1995–96 Scotty Bowmana Detroit Red Wings 2
1996–97 Ted Nolan Buffalo Sabres 1
1997–98 Pat Burns Boston Bruins 3
1998–99 Jacques Martin Ottawa Senators 1
1999–2000 Joel Quennevillea St. Louis Blues 1
2000–01 Bill Barber Philadelphia Flyers 1
2001–02 Bob Francis Phoenix Coyotes 1
2002–03 Jacques Lemaire Minnesota Wild 2
2003–04 John Tortorellab Tampa Bay Lightning 1
2004–05 zzz2004–05 NHL lockout
No winner
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2005–06 Lindy Ruff Buffalo Sabres 1
2006–07 Alain Vigneault Vancouver Canucks 1
2007–08 Bruce Boudreau Washington Capitals 1
2008–09 Claude Julien Boston Bruins 1
2009–10 Dave Tippet Phoenix Coyotes 1
2010–11 Dan Bylsma Pittsburgh Penguins 1
2011–12 Ken Hitchcockd St. Louis Blues 1
2012–13 Paul MacLean Ottawa Senators 1
2013–14 Patrick Roy Colorado Avalanche 1
2014–15 Bob Hartley Calgary Flames 1
2015–16 Barry Trotza Washington Capitals 1
2016–17 John Tortorella Columbus Blue Jackets 2
2017–18 Gerard Gallantc Vegas Golden Knights 1

aTeams who had best overall record in regular season (Presidents' Trophy awarded to team with best overall record since 1985–86)

bCoaches whose teams won the Stanley Cup

cCoaches whose teams lost in the Stanley Cup Final

dCoaches whose teams replaced the coach that started the season

2010–11 finalists[change | change source]

The finalists for the award for the 2010-11 season were announced on April 29, 2011. The trophy winner will be announced on June 22, 2011 at the NHL Awards ceremony.[2]

References[change | change source]

General
  • "Jack Adams Award". NHL. Retrieved 2007-09-09.
  • "President's Trophy". NHL. Retrieved 2007-09-09.
  • "Stanley Cup Champions and Finalists". NHL. Retrieved 2007-09-09.
Specific
  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jack Adams Award". NHL. Retrieved 2007-09-09.
  2. The Sports Network (2011-04-29). "Canucks coach Vigneault a finalist for Jack Adams Award". The Sports Network. Retrieved 2011-05-10.