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Encyclopedia > Jack Adams Award
Jack Adams Award
Established 1974
Current holder Alain Vigneault
Awarded to the National Hockey League coach "adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success."

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. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 441 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (600 × 815 pixel, file size: 445 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Jack Adams Award on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... “NHL” redirects here. ...

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History

The Jack Adams Award is named in honour of Jack Adams, Hall of Fame player for Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa, and long-time coach and general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. It was first awarded at the conclusion of the 1973-74 regular season. John James Jack Adams (June 14, 1895 – May 1, 1968) was a Canadian professional hockey player, coach and general manager in the National Hockey League who played for the Toronto Arenas, Toronto St. ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The 1973-74 NHL season was the 57th season of the National Hockey League. ...


Only one coach has won the award in consecutive seasons: Jacques Demers with the Detroit Red Wings. Four coaches in history have won the award with 2 different teams, with Pat Burns being the only person to win the award 3 times: Jacques Demers (b. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Pat Burns (April 4, 1952 in St. ...

The franchises with the most Jack Adams Award winners are the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings, with 4 apiece, followed by the St. Louis Blues and Phoenix Coyotes, with 3 each (although two of the Coyotes' awards came when the franchise was the Winnipeg Jets). Pat Burns (April 4, 1952 in St. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... For other uses, see Toronto Maple Leafs (disambiguation). ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. ... The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ... For the Irish grocery chain entrepreneur, see Quinnsworth John Brian Patrick Pat Quinn (born January 29, 1943, in Hamilton, Ontario),[1] is a former head coach in the National Hockey League, most recently with the Toronto Maple Leafs between 1998 and 2006. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... William Scott Scotty Bowman (born September 18, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former National Hockey League head coach, considered among the greatest coaches in NHL history. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The St. ... The Phoenix Coyotes are a professional ice hockey team based in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. ... The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League from 1972 to 1996. ...


The closest vote ever occurred in 2006, when Lindy Ruff defeated Peter Laviolette by a single point. The modernized NHL shield logo was introduced for the 2005-06 season. ... Lindy Cameron Ruff (Born: February 17, 1960 in Warburg, Alberta, Canada) is head coach of the Buffalo Sabres and former left winger in the National Hockey League. ... Peter Laviolette Jr. ...


Jack Adams Award winners

Scotty Bowman, winner for the 1976-77 and 1995-96 NHL seasons.
Scotty Bowman, winner for the 1976-77 and 1995-96 NHL seasons.
Marc Crawford, winner for the 1994-95 NHL season.
Marc Crawford, winner for the 1994-95 NHL season.
Ted Nolan, winner for the 1996-97 NHL season.
Ted Nolan, winner for the 1996-97 NHL season.
Lindy Ruff, winner for the 2005-06 NHL season.
Lindy Ruff, winner for the 2005-06 NHL season.
Season Winner Team Win#
1973-74 Fred Sherob Philadelphia Flyers 1
1974-75 Pulford, BobBob Pulford Los Angeles Kings 1
1975-76 Cherry, DonDon Cherry Boston Bruins 1
1976-77 Bowman, ScottyScotty Bowmanab Montreal Canadiens 1
1977-78 Kromm, BobbyBobby Kromm Detroit Red Wings 1
1978-79 Arbour, AlAl Arboura New York Islanders 1
1979-80 Quinn, PatPat Quinnac Philadelphia Flyers 1
1980-81 Berenson, RedRed Berenson St. Louis Blues 1
1981-82 Watt, TomTom Watt Winnipeg Jets 1
1982-83 Tessier, OrvalOrval Tessier Chicago Blackhawks 1
1983-84 Murray, BryanBryan Murray Washington Capitals 1
1984-85 Keenan, MikeMike Keenanac Philadelphia Flyers 1
1985-86 Sather, GlenGlen Sathera Edmonton Oilers 1
1986-87 Demers, JacquesJacques Demers Detroit Red Wings 1
1987-88 Demers, JacquesJacques Demers Detroit Red Wings 2
1988-89 Burns, PatPat Burnsc Montreal Canadiens 1
1989-90 Murdoch, BobBob Murdoch Winnipeg Jets 1
1990-91 Sutter, BrianBrian Sutter St. Louis Blues 1
1991-92 Quinn, PatPat Quinn Vancouver Canucks 2
1992-93 Burns, PatPat Burns Toronto Maple Leafs 2
1993-94 Lemaire, JacquesJacques Lemaire New Jersey Devils 1
1994-95 Crawford, MarcMarc Crawford Quebec Nordiques 1
1995-96 Bowman, ScottyScotty Bowmana Detroit Red Wings 2
1996-97 Nolan, TedTed Nolan Buffalo Sabres 1
1997-98 Burns, PatPat Burns Boston Bruins 3
1998-99 Martin, JacquesJacques Martin Ottawa Senators 1
1999-00 Quenneville, JoelJoel Quennevillea St. Louis Blues 1
2000-01 Barber, BillBill Barber Philadelphia Flyers 1
2001-02 Francis, BobBob Francis Phoenix Coyotes 1
2002-03 Lemaire, JacquesJacques Lemaire Minnesota Wild 2
2003-04 Tortorella, JohnJohn Tortorellab Tampa Bay Lightning 1
2004-05 zzzNo winner due to the
2004-05 NHL lockout
- -
2005-06 Ruff, LindyLindy Ruff Buffalo Sabres 1
2006-07 Vigneault, AlainAlain Vigneault Vancouver Canucks 1

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Bob Pulford (March 31, 1936 in Newton Robinson, Ontario) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1975-76 NHL season was the 59th season of the National Hockey League. ... Don Cherry is the name of more than one notable person. ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The 1976-77 NHL season was the 60th season of the National Hockey League. ... William Scott Scotty Bowman (born September 18, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former National Hockey League head coach, considered among the greatest coaches in NHL history. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1977-78 NHL season was the 61st season of the National Hockey League. ... Bobby Kromm (born June 8, 1928 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada)is a former NHL head coach who won the Jack Adams Award in 1978, turning the Detroit Red Wings around by 37 more points in the standings than the teams previous years record. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The 1978-79 NHL season was the 62nd season of the National Hockey League. ... Al Arbour Alger Joseph Arbour (born November 1, 1932 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada) was a player and coach in the National Hockey League. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a hamlet located on Long Island. ... The 1979-80 NHL season was the 63rd season of the National Hockey League. ... For the Irish grocery chain entrepreneur, see Quinnsworth John Brian Patrick Pat Quinn (born January 29, 1943, in Hamilton, Ontario),[1] is a former head coach in the National Hockey League, most recently with the Toronto Maple Leafs between 1998 and 2006. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The 1980-81 NHL season was the 64th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Gordon Red Berenson born December 8, 1939 in Regina, Saskatchewan, is a former Canadian professional ice hockey center and a current NCAA hockey head coach. ... The St. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1981-82 NHL season was the 65th season of the National Hockey League. ... Tom Watt (born in Toronto, Ontario) joined the Florida Panthers on August 16, 2005, as Pro Scout. ... The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League from 1972 to 1996. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1982-83 NHL season was the 66th season of the National Hockey League. ... Orval Tessier (Born - June 30, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian Professional Hockey Centerman and Coach who played 3 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins and who coached for 3 seasons in the National Hockey League with the Chicago Black... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The 1983-84 NHL season was the 67th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Bryan Murray (Born: December 5, 1942 in Shawille, Quebec, Canada-) is a Canadian ice hockey executive. ... The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C.. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 1984-85 NHL season was the 68th season of the National Hockey League. ... Michael Edward Keenan (born October 21, 1949 in Bowmanville, Ontario) is the former General Manager of the Florida Panthers. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The 1985-86 NHL season was the 69th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Glen Slats Sather (born September 2, 1943 in High River, Alberta, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey left winger in the World Hockey Association and National Hockey League and current President and General Manager of the New York Rangers of the NHL. He played for the Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... The 1986-87 NHL season was the 70th season of the National Hockey League. ... Jacques Demers (b. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The 1987-88 NHL season was the 71st season of the National Hockey League. ... Jacques Demers (b. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The 1988-89 NHL season was the 72nd season of the National Hockey League. ... Pat Burns (April 4, 1952 in St. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The 1989-90 NHL season was the 73rd regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Bob Murdoch (Born - May 17, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian professional Hockey Defenceman and Coach who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens, Los Angeles Kings, Atlanta Flames and Calgary Flames and who coached 10 seasons in the National Hockey... The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League from 1972 to 1996. ... The 1990-91 NHL season was the 74th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Brian Sutter (Born October 7, 1956 in Viking, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian and current head coach and former forward in the National Hockey League. ... The St. ... The 1991-92 NHL season was the 75th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... For the Irish grocery chain entrepreneur, see Quinnsworth John Brian Patrick Pat Quinn (born January 29, 1943, in Hamilton, Ontario),[1] is a former head coach in the National Hockey League, most recently with the Toronto Maple Leafs between 1998 and 2006. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The 1992-93 NHL season was the 76th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Pat Burns (April 4, 1952 in St. ... For other uses, see Toronto Maple Leafs (disambiguation). ... The 1993-94 NHL season was the 77th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. ... The 1994-95 NHL season was the 78th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Marc Crawford at the 2006 NHL Awards Ceremony. ... The Quebec Nordiques (in french Nordiques de Québec, pronounced ; translated into English as Northmen or Northerners) were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... The 1995-96 NHL season was the 79th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... William Scott Scotty Bowman (born September 18, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former National Hockey League head coach, considered among the greatest coaches in NHL history. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1996-97 NHL season was the 80th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Ted Nolan on the red carpet of the 2006 NHL awards. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The 1997-98 NHL season was the 81st regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Pat Burns (April 4, 1952 in St. ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The 1998-99 NHL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Jacques Martin (born October 1, 1952 in St. ... The Ottawa Senators (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1999-00 NHL season was the 83rd regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Joel Quenneville (Born: September 15, 1958 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada-) is a Canadian former defenceman and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... The St. ... The 2000-01 NHL season was the 84th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... William Charles Bill Barber (born July 11, 1952 in Callander, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The 2001-02 NHL season was the 85th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Robert Bob Francis (born December 5, 1958 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada) was a ice hockey head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes from June 1999 to February 2004. ... The Phoenix Coyotes are a professional ice hockey team based in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. ... The 2002-03 NHL season was the 86th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ... The 2003-04 NHL season was the 87th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... John Tortorella (Born: June 24, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA-) is an American and former rightwinger in the NCAA and ACHL and current head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, with whom he won the Stanley Cup along with the Jack Adams Award for best coach in 2004. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. ... The 2004-05 NHL season would have been the 88th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The modernized NHL shield logo was introduced for the 2005-06 season. ... Lindy Cameron Ruff (Born: February 17, 1960 in Warburg, Alberta, Canada) is head coach of the Buffalo Sabres and former left winger in the National Hockey League. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The 2006-07 NHL season was the 89th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Alain Vigneault (b. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The Presidents Trophy is an award presented by the National Hockey League to the team which finished with the best record in the entire league during the regular season. ... The 1985-86 NHL season was the 69th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


bCoaches whose teams won the Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ...


cCoaches whose teams lost the Stanley Cup final round The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ...


See also

This is a list of National Hockey League head coaches (as of August 7, 2005): Current Teams Historical Teams Head Coaches of the Atlanta Flames Head Coaches of the Kansas City Scouts and Colorado Rockies Head Coaches of the Hartford Whalers Head Coaches of the Hamilton Tigers and Quebec Bulldogs...

Notes

  1. ^ NHL.com, Jack Adams Award

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John James "Jack" Adams (also known as Jovial Jawn) (June 14, 1895 - May 1, 1968) was a ice hockey player, head coach and general manager in the National Hockey League.
The Jack Adams Award was created in 1974, and is given to the most outstanding coach in the NHL.
Jack Adams was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1959.
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