Full Name: William Scott Bowman
Profession: NHL Coach
Why Famous: Holds the record for most wins in NHL history with 1,244 regular season wins and 223 Stanley Cup playoff wins.
Combined, as a player, coach, and executive, he has won 13 Stanley Cups.
- 1984-12-19 Scotty Bowman wins his 691st regular season game, the most wins by any coach in NHL history
- 1991-03-27 Scotty Bowman inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a "builder" of the game
- 1997-02-02 Scotty Bowman becomes first coach in NHL history to win 1,000 games
- 1997-12-22 Scotty Bowman's Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins, 4-2 giving him 200 wins with Detroit, and making him the first NHL coach to record 200 wins with 3 different teams; also Montreal and Buffalo
- 2002-06-13 Stanley Cup Final, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings beat Carolina Hurricanes, 3-1 for a 4-1 series win; Red Wings' 10th title; coach Scotty Bowman retires with record 9th title