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Bill Armstrong

Born:May 18, 1970Draft:1990 Flyers #46 Overall
Hometown:Richmond Hill, ONPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team: Arizona Coyotes (GM)

William C. Armstrong (born May 18, 1970) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman currently serving as general manager of the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Armstrong played nine seasons in the American Hockey League (AHL) and the International Hockey League (IHL) and served as head coach for the AHL’s Providence Bruins and ECHL’s Trenton Titans, both for two seasons. He was previously the St. Louis Blues‘ Assistant General Manager and Director of Amateur Scouting.

Bill Armstrong Arizona Coyotes
Bill Armstrong, Arizona Coyotes General Manager (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Staff History

  • AHL Providence Bruins (Asst. Coach) 1998-2000
  • AHL Providence Bruins (Head Coach) 2000-2002
  • ECHL Trenton Titans (Head Coach) 2002-2004
  • NHL St. Louis Blues (Amateur Scout) 2004-2010
  • NHL St. Louis Blues (Director of Amateur Scouting) 2010-2018
  • NHL St. Louis Blues (Director of Amateur Scouting | Assistant General Manager) 2018-2020
  • NHL Arizona Coyotes (General Manager) 2020-present


  • As a Player
    • CHL Memorial Cup Champion (1990)
  • As a GM/Coach
    • Stanley Cup Champion (2019 – Blues)
    • AHL All-Star Game (2001)
    • AHL Calder Cup Champion (1999)
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