Pierre Pagé (born June 17, 1948 in St. Hermas, Quebec, Canada) is a former head coach in the National Hockey League. Page has coached the Minnesota North Stars, Quebec Nordiques, Calgary Flames and Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. He coached in Switzerland with Ambri Piotta, Germany with the Berlin Eisbären and is now the current head coach of EC Red Bull Salzburg in Erste Bank Hockey League ( Page led the Berlin Eisbären to its first two championships in the DEL and has recently won two Austrian Championships with the Red Bulls in 2008 and 2010. 2010 marked the most successful year in the history of EC Red Bull Salzburg, as the team won their international tournament in August 2009 (Red Bull Salute), the Continental Cup (International Ice Hockey Federation European hockey championship) and the Austrian (EBEL) championship. Page has been recognized for his forward thinking and offensive coaching style. He spearheaded the IIHD (International Ice Hockey Development) program in Salzburg which aims train international caliber hockey players with the help of the top notch training facilities in Thalgau. Salzburg works with many Austrian players and develops young talent with the motto of "Develop, Entertain, Win". EC Red Bull Salzburg has become the most internationally recognized Austrian team.

Other highlights;

- He was the general manager that traded Eric Lindros for Peter Forsberg, Ron Hextall, Steve Duchesne, Mike Ricci, Chris Simon, Kerry Huffman, 15 million dollars and many first round draft pick's from the Philadelphia Flyers. This transaction was crucial in securing the Nordiques future making them a contender after many years without success on the ice.

Coaching recordEdit

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
MGF1984–85 8032408-726th in NorthMissed Playoffs
MIN1988–89 80273716-703rd in NorrisLost in First Round
MIN1989–90 8036404-764th in NorrisLost in First Round
QUE1991–92 62173411-(52)5th in AdamsMissed Playoffs
QUE1992–93 84472710-1042nd in AdamsLost in First Round
QUE1993–94 8434428-765th in NortheastMissed Playoffs
CGY1995–96 82343711-792nd in PacificLost in First Round
CGY1996–97 8232419-735th in PacificMissed Playoffs
ANA1997–98 82264313-656th in PacificMissed Playoffs

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