Marc Boileau (born September 3, 1932 in Pointe Claire, Quebec) is a former Canadian ice hockey coach and player. Boileau played one season in the National Hockey League with the Detroit Red Wings. He was head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1973 to 1978. He also coached the Quebec Nordiques in the World Hockey Association.
Boileau played junior hockey for the Verdun Lasalles, St Jerome Aigles, and the Montreal Junior Canadiens of the Quebec Junior Hockey League and the Kitchener Greenshirts of the Ontario Hockey Association. They were all Montreal Canadiens farm teams.
Boileau finally got his chance in the NHL in 1961-62 when he played a season with the Detroit Red Wings. That was it, however, for Boileau and the NHL and he played in the minors until 1973 when he retired as a player,
Coaching record[edit | edit source]
|Team||Year||Regular Season||Post Season|
|PIT||1973–74||28||14||10||4||-||(65)||5th in West||Missed Playoffs|
|PIT||1974–75||80||37||28||15||-||89||3rd in Norris||Lost in Second Round|
|PIT||1975–76||43||15||23||5||-||(82)||3rd in Norris||(Fired)|
|QUE||1976–77||81||47||31||3||-||97||1st in East||Won Avco Cup|
|QUE||1977–78||80||40||37||3||-||83||4th in WHA||Lost in Second Round|