Scotty Bowman

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman

Full Name: William Scott Bowman
Profession: NHL Coach


Biography: 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.

Born: September 18, 1933
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 89 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events

  • 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

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