Gerard Gallant is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former player. He has served as the head coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers and Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League.
|Born:||September 02, 1963, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada|
|Occupation:||Ice hockey coach, player|
About Gerard Gallant
National Hockey League coach and former player who helped the Vegas Golden Knights earn a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2017-2018, their very first year as an organization. He played for the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning during his career from 1984 to 1995.
Gerard Gallant Before Fame
He earned the nickname of Turk when he was just three or four years old. He grew up near a local ice rink. He played for the Summerside Crystals of the Maritime Junior A Hockey League when he was 16 years old.
Achievement of Gerard Gallant
He was drafted in the sixth round by the Red Wings in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He made his pro debut with the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League in 1983. He helped the Canada national team win the silver medal at the 1989 World Ice Hockey Championships.
Gerard Gallant Family Life
He and his wife Pam had children named Melissa and Jason.
Associations of Gerard Gallant
Marc-Andre Fleury was the goaltender for his Golden Knights team that went to the Stanley Cup.
Information related to Gerard Gallant
- Saint-Jean Castors players
- Columbus Blue Jackets coaches
- Verdun Juniors players
- National Hockey League assistant coaches
- Florida Panthers coaches
- Sherbrooke Castors players
- Ice hockey people from Prince Edward Island
- Montreal Canadiens coaches
- New York Islanders coaches
- Atlanta Knights players
- Detroit Vipers players
- Detroit Red Wings draft picks
- Tampa Bay Lightning players