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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 record

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
MGF 1984–85 80 32 40 8 - 72 6th in North Missed Playoffs
MIN 1988–89 80 27 37 16 - 70 3rd in Norris Lost in First Round
MIN 1989–90 80 36 40 4 - 76 4th in Norris Lost in First Round
QUE 1991–92 62 17 34 11 - (52) 5th in Adams Missed Playoffs
QUE 1992–93 84 47 27 10 - 104 2nd in Adams Lost in First Round
QUE 1993–94 84 34 42 8 - 76 5th in Northeast Missed Playoffs
CGY 1995–96 82 34 37 11 - 79 2nd in Pacific Lost in First Round
CGY 1996–97 82 32 41 9 - 73 5th in Pacific Missed Playoffs
ANA 1997–98 82 26 43 13 - 65 6th in Pacific Missed Playoffs

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Maurice Filion
General Manager of the Quebec Nordiques
Succeeded by
Pierre Lacroix
Preceded by
Herb Brooks
Head Coaches of the Minnesota North Stars
Succeeded by
Bob Gainey
Preceded by
Dave Chambers
Head Coaches of the Quebec Nordiques
Succeeded by
Marc Crawford
Preceded by
Dave King
Head Coaches of the Calgary Flames
Succeeded by
Brian Sutter
Preceded by
Ron Wilson
Head Coaches of the Anaheim Ducks
Succeeded by
Craig Hartsburg
Quebec Nordiques Head Coaches
RichardFilionPlanteGendronBoileau • Filion • Demers • Filion • BergeronSavardLapointePerron • Bergeron • ChambersPageCrawford
Calgary Flames Head Coaches
MacNeilJohnsonCrispRisebroughCharronKingPagéBrian SutterHayGilbert • MacNeil • D. SutterPlayfairKeenanBrent SutterHartleyGulutzanPetersWard • D. Sutter
Anaheim Ducks Head Coaches
WilsonPageHartsburgCharronBryan MurrayBabcockCarlyleBoudreau • Carlyle • Bob MurrayEakins