|Jack Adams Award|
|Current holder(s)||Dave Tippett|
|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." It has been awarded 36 times to 31 different coaches. 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 3 times, the most of any coach.
History[edit | edit source]
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.
Jacques Demers is the only coach who has won the award in consecutive seasons. Four coaches in history have won the award with 2 different teams. Jacques Lemaire, Pat Quinn, and Scotty Bowman have won the award twice, while Pat Burns is the only coach to win the award three times. The franchises with the most Jack Adams Award winners are the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings, with four winners, followed by the St. Louis Blues and Phoenix Coyotes with three, although the Coyotes had two winners in Winnipeg before they moved to Arizona. Bill Barber and Bruce Boudreau are the only coaches to win the award after replacing the head coach who started the season. Barber took over for Craig Ramsay during the 2000–01 season, while Boudreau replaced Glen Hanlon, a month into the 2007–08 season. The closest vote ever occurred in 2006, when the winner Lindy Ruff edged out Peter Laviolette by a single point.
Winners[edit | edit source]
bCoaches whose teams won the Stanley Cup
cCoaches whose teams lost the Stanley Cup final round
See Also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Jack Adams Award. NHL. Retrieved on 2007-09-09.
- President's Trophy. NHL. Retrieved on 2007-09-09.
- Stanley Cup Champions and Finalists. NHL. Retrieved on 2007-09-09.
|NHL Awards and Trophies|
|Team||Stanley Cup · Prince of Wales · Clarence S. Campbell · Presidents' Trophy|
|Individual||Adams · Art Ross · Calder · Conn Smythe · Crozier · Hart · Jennings · King Clancy · Lady Byng · Lindsay · Masterton · Messier · NHL Foundation · Norris · Plus/Minus · Rocket Richard · Selke · Vezina · GM of the Year|
|Defunct||O'Brien Cup · Man of the Year Award · Conacher Award|
|National Hockey League|
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