William Scott Bowman, OC is a Canadian retired National Hockey League head coach. He holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,248 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup playoffs and ranks 2nd all time for most Stanley Cup victories by a player, coach or executive with fourteen. He coached the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Detroit Red Wings. He is currently the Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations for the Chicago Blackhawks. Bowman is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NHL history. As head coach, Bowman has won a record nine Stanley Cup championships; five with the Canadiens, one with the Penguins and three with the Red Wings. He has also won five Stanley Cups as a member of an organization's front office. He was director of player development for the 1991 Penguins, Consultant with the 2008 Detroit Red Wings, and Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations for the 2010, 2013, and 2015 Chicago Blackhawks.
|Born:||September 18, 1933, Verdun, Quebec, Canada|
|Occupation:||Ice hockey executive, coach|
About Scotty Bowman
Legendary hockey coach who set the record for most NHL wins, 1,467, and Stanley Cup championships, 9, and never had a losing season in his 30-year coaching career.
Scotty Bowman Before Fame
He played minor league hockey, but his career was cut short by a fractured skull.
Achievement of Scotty Bowman
He coached Canada's national hockey team at the 1976 and 1981 Canada Cups where the team placed first and second respectively.
Scotty Bowman Family Life
His son Stan Bowman became general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks and Scotty took a position alongside him to help the franchise as well.
Associations of Scotty Bowman
Hall-of-Fame center Henri Richard played for him on the Montreal Canadiens from 1971 to 1975.
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