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Bob Pulford

Born:March 31, 1936Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Newton Robinson, OntarioPosition:Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Retired

Robert Jesse Pulford (born March 31, 1936) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League. He later served as head coach of the Kings before spending 30 years with the Chicago Blackhawks as a coach and general manager.

Bob Pulford
Bob Pulford, Toronto Maple Leafs (THW Archives)

Bob Pulford Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Sep. 3, 1970Toronto Maple LeafsLos Angeles Kings
Brian Murphy
Garry Monahan

Deeper Dive

Staff History

  • NHL, Los Angeles Kings, Head Coach (1972-1977)
  • NHL, Chicago Blackhawks, Head Coach (1977-1979, 1981-1982, 1984-87)
  • NHL, Chicago Blackhawks, General Manager (1979-1990, 1992-2000, 2003-2005)
  • NHL, Chicago Blackhawks, Sr. VP of Hockey Operations (1990-1992, 2000-2003, 2005-2007)


  • Stanley Cup Winner (1962, 1963, 1964, 1967)
  • NHL All-Star Game (1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968)