(March 17, 1951- )
Born in Weston, Ontario, Canada
Drafted 17th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1971 NHL Entry Draft
Left winger for the Buffalo Sabres (1971-85)
Interim head coach of the Buffalo Sabres (1986-87) and the Philadelphia Flyers (2000-01)
Assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Lightning (2001-06), Boston Bruins (2006-10), Florida Panthers (2011-13) and the Edmonton Oilers
Head coach of the Atlanta Thrashers (2010-11)
Frank J. Selke Trophy Winner (1985)
Why he might be annoying
His coaching career always seemed to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
He was fired by the Flyers 24 games into his permanent stint with the team, being replaced by Flyer legend Bill Barber.
He missed out on the Bruins Stanley Cup championship by one year.
Despite three stints as a head coach, he lasted one full season behind an NHL bench.
He was fired by the Winnipeg Jets a month after True North purchased the franchise.
Why he might not be annoying
He spent his entire playing career with the Sabres.
He won the Frank J. Selke Trophy in his final season as a player.
He earned a Stanley Cup ring as an associate coach in Tampa (2004).
He served as the final head coach in Atlanta Thrashers history.
He guided the Flyers to a deep playoff run, following Roger Neilson's cancer diagnosis (2000).
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Year In Review:
In 2015, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 22 Votes: 40.91% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
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