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Bill Guerin

Born:November 9, 1970Draft:1989 Devils #5 Overall
Hometown:Worcester, MAPosition:RW
Known For:2x Stanley CupShoots:Right
National Team:United States

William Robert Guerin (born November 9, 1970) is an American former professional ice hockey player and the current general manager of the Minnesota Wild. He previously was the assistant general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins and general manager of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Guerin played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL), winning two Stanley Cup championships with the New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Internationally, Guerin represented the United States in the Olympics in 1998, 2002 and 2006, and participated in two Ice Hockey World Championships. Guerin is the first player of Hispanic descent to play in the NHL.

Years as an NHL player: 1991-2010

Years as an NHL coach: 2011-2014

Years as an NHL executive: 2014-present

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General manager Bill Guerin of the Minnesota Wild (Photo by Brandon McCauley/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Deeper Dive

Coaching History

  • Team USA – Deutschland Cup (Assistant Coach) 2012
  • Pittsburgh Penguins (Development Coach) 2011-2014

Front Office History

  • Pittsburgh Penguins (Assistant General Manager) 2014-2019
  • Team USA – World Championship (Assistant General Manager) 2017
  • Minnesota Wild (General Manager) 2019-present
  • Team USA – Olympics (General Manager) 2021-present

Achievements

  • As a Player
    • Inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013
    • 2x Stanley Cup Champion (Devils – 1995, Penguins – 2009)
    • Captain of the Islanders (2007-2009)
    • 3x NHL All-Star Game (2001, 2004, 2007)
    • Olympic Silver Medal (2002)
    • NHL Second All-Star Team (2002)
    • NHL All-Star Game MVP (2001)
    • World Cup Gold Medal (1997)
    • NCAA (Hockey East) Champion (1990)
  • As an Executive
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