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Bob Boughner

Born:March 8, 1971Draft:1989 Red Wings, 32nd overall
Hometown:Windsor, ON, CANPosition:Defense
Known For:“The Boogieman”Shoots:Right
National Team:USA

Robert Douglas Boughner (born March 8, 1971), nicknamed “The Boogieman”, is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the head coach for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). As head coach of the Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario Hockey League, Boughner won two Memorial Cup Canadian major junior national championships, in 2009 and 2010 and won the CHL’s Brian Kilrea Coach of the Year Award twice, in 2008 and 2009.

Years as NHL player: 1995-06

Years as a NHL coach: 2017-present

Bob Boughner San Jose Sharks
Bob Boughner, San Jose Sharks (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Deeper Dive

Coaching History

  • 2005-present Windsor Spitfires OHL Franchise Owner
  • 2005-19 Windsor Spitfires OHL President
  • 2006-10 Windsor Spitfires OHL Head Coach
  • 2009-10 OHL All-Stars Junior Super Series Asst. Coach
  • 2009-10 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup Head Coach
  • 2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Asst. Coach
  • 2011-15 Windsor Spitfires OHL Head Coach
  • 2015-17 San Jose Sharks NHL Asst. Coach
  • 2017-19 Florida Panthers NHL Head Coach
  • 2017-18 Canada World Championships Asst. Coach
  • 2019-20 San Jose Sharks NHL Asst. Coach
  • 2019-present San Jose Sharks NHL Head Coach

Achievements

  • 2007-08 CHL Coach of the Year (Brian Kilrea Award)
  • 2007-08 OHL Coach of the Year (Matt Leyden Trophy)
  • 2008-09 CHL Coach of the Year (Brian Kilrea Award)
  • 2008-09 CHL Memorial Cup Champion
  • 2008-09 OHL Champion
  • 2008-09 OHL Coach of the Year (Matt Leyden Trophy)
  • 2009-10 CHL Memorial Cup Champion
  • 2009-10 OHL Champion
  • 2016-17 CHL Memorial Cup Champion

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