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Pat Burns – Special Assignment Coach

Entering ninth season as a member of Devils’ coaching staff; served as head coach June 13, 2002-July 8, 2005 before stepping down due to personal reasons…Became just the 11th individual in NHL history to reach the 1,000 games-coached mark February 27, 2004; was ninth to reach 500-win mark March 30, 2004…Led club to 46-26-10=108pt (.622) record and its third Stanley Cup Championship in 2002- 03…Previous NHL head coaching position was with Boston from May 21, 1997 until October 25, 2000…Posted a 105-103-46 mark in 254 games with Bruins, including two trips to the Stanley Cup Playoffs…In 1997-98, became only coach in history to win three Jack Adams Awards as the league’s top coach; led Boston to a 39-30- 13=91pt mark…Coached Toronto from May 29, 1992 through March 5, 1996 and posted a 133-107-41 (.546) mark in three-plus seasons, including two forty-win campaigns…Led the Maple Leafs to the conference championship following the 1992-93 and 1993-94 seasons…In first season with Toronto, led the Leafs to a franchiserecord 32-point improvement; received the Adams Award for the second time…First NHL head coaching experience was with Montreal from 1988-89 through 1991-92…During that time, posted a league-leading 174-104-42 (.609) mark, including two 41-win seasons and a 53-18-9=115pt (.719) mark in 1988-89…In his first season with the Canadiens, led team to Stanley Cup Finals and won first Adams Award…Has a career mark of 501- 353-165 (.573) in 1,019 NHL games coached…Along with J. Lemaire, was also just the third coach to win multiple Adams Awards and only the second to win it with more than one team…Was promoted to the position of Montreal’s head coach after spending one season with the AHL’s Sherbrooke Canadiens in 1987-88…Served as head coach of Hull (QMJHL) for four seasons from 1983-84 through 1986-87, including a trip to the Memorial Cup in 1986…Was selected to coach the QMJHL All-Star Team on two occasions and served as an assistant coach of the 1986 Canadian Junior Team…An arena being built in Stanstead, Que. will bear his name and was dedicated on March 26, 2010…Was born in St. Henri, Que…Pat and his wife, Line, reside in Florida.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 32 22 6 4 102 72 48
2 NYI 33 23 10 0 104 91 46
3 MTL 34 21 11 2 92 83 44
4 TBL 35 20 11 4 113 93 44
5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
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7 WSH 32 16 10 6 95 85 38
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9 FLA 31 14 9 8 69 79 36
10 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
11 OTT 33 14 13 6 89 92 34
12 CBJ 32 14 15 3 79 102 31
13 PHI 32 12 14 6 88 96 30
14 NJD 35 12 17 6 77 102 30
15 BUF 33 13 18 2 63 105 28
16 CAR 32 9 19 4 68 91 22

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 28 9 11 0 20
J. Jagr 34 5 15 -11 20
M. Zidlicky 35 4 13 -5 17
M. Cammalleri 23 11 4 0 15
M. Ryder 33 4 10 -1 14
P. Elias 29 4 9 -16 13
D. Severson 32 4 8 -4 12
E. Gelinas 28 4 6 2 10
A. Greene 35 0 9 -3 9
T. Zajac 27 4 4 -6 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Kinkaid 1 1 2 .939 1.75
C. Schneider 11 16 3 .915 2.57