|5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
175 lb (80 kg)
Los Angeles Kings
Tampa Bay Lightning
|Born||September 28, 1961,|
Montreal, PQ, CAN
|NHL Draft||81st overall, 1980|
|Pro Career||1980 – 1993|
Steve Neil Kasper (born September 28, 1961) is a retired Canadian professional forward who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning. Kasper won the Frank J. Selke Trophy as top defensive forward during his second season in the NHL. He moved into coaching following his playing career, serving as the Bruins head coach during the 1996–97 season. He is currently the head coach of the Yarmouth Mariners.
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
After his hiring, the Bruins had one of the worst seasons in the franchise's history. In the 1996–97 season, the Bruins were the worst team in the NHL, missing the playoffs for the first time in 28 years. Kasper was subsequently fired.
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|Winner of the Frank J. Selke Trophy
|Boston Bruins Head Coaches|
|Ross • Denneny • Ross • F. Patrick • Ross • Weiland • Ross • Clapper • Boucher • L. Patrick • Schmidt • Watson • Schmidt • Sinden • Johnson • Guidolin • Cherry • Creighton • Sinden • Cheevers • Sinden • Goring • O'Reilly • Milbury • Bowness • Sutter • Kasper • Burns • Keenan • Ftorek • O'Connell • Sullivan • Lewis • Julien • Cassidy|
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