Robert John "Bob" Murdoch (born May 17, 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and Coach.

Career Edit

Murdoch 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 League with the Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Winnipeg Jets and San Jose Sharks[1].

Playing careerEdit

Murdoch won two Stanley Cup in, 1971, and 1973. He played in 757 regular season NHL games and scored 60 goals and 218 assists. In 69 playoff games Murdoch scored 4 goals and 18 assists.

Coaching careerEdit

Murdoch started his post-playing career with the Calgary Flames. He then moved to the Winnipeg Jets where he won the Jack Adams Award in 1990.

Murdoch coached 80 games with the Chicago Blackhawks during the 1987–88 season, compiling a record of 30–41–9, with a .413 win percentage. He was succeed as Hawk coach by Mike Keenan the following season.

Awards & achievementsEdit

International playEdit

  • 1968–69 - Member of Canadian National Team
  • 1969–70 - Member of Canadian National Team

References Edit

  1. Biography at Legends of Hockey

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Pat Burns
Winner of the Jack Adams Award
Succeeded by
Brian Sutter
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