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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 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 x - TBL 77 47 23 7 249 201 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 69 16 24 -3 40
M. Cammalleri 62 25 13 3 38
P. Elias 63 11 21 -16 32
S. Gomez 52 7 24 -7 31
S. Bernier 61 13 14 3 27
T. Zajac 68 11 12 -4 23
A. Larsson 58 3 19 3 22
A. Greene 76 3 18 3 21
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
E. Gelinas 56 6 11 -3 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 28 8 .928 2.19
K. Kinkaid 5 5 3 .918 2.47