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Lou Angotti
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
170 lb (77 kg)
Teams NHL
Chicago BlackHawks
New York Rangers
Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
St. Louis Blues
Chicago Cougars
Rochester Americans
St. Louis Braves
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born January 16, 1938,
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died September 15 2021 (aged 83),
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Pro Career 1962 – 1975

Louis Frederick Angotti (January 16, 1938 – September 15, 2021) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and coach who played ten seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and St. Louis Blues from 1964 to 1974. He was the first ever captain of the Flyers in the NHL and coached for the Blues and the Penguins.

Coaching Career

Lou Angotti was the head coach of the St. Louis Blues for the 1973–74 and 1974–75 seasons as well as the Pittsburgh Penguins head coach during the 1983–84 season. He coached the New Brunswick Hawks, Erie Blades, and Baltimore Skipjacks of the AHL for one season each in the early 1980s before coaching the Penguins.


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Preceded by
first captain
Philadelphia Flyers captains
Succeeded by
Ed Van Impe
St. Louis Blues Head Coaches
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