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Gerard Gallant

Born:September 2, 1963Draft:1981 Red Wings #107 Overall
Hometown:Summerside, PEIPosition:LW
Known For:Jack Adams AwardShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:New York Rangers (Head Coach)

Gerard Gallant (born September 2, 1963) is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former player. He has served as the head coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, and Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the current head coach of the New York Rangers.

Years as an NHL player: 1984-1994

Years as an NHL coach: 2000-2009, 2012-2020, 2021-present

Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights
Head Coach Gerard Gallant of the Vegas Golden Knights poses for a portrait with the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl (L) and the Jack Adams Award at the 2018 NHL Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Coaching History

  • MJAHL Summerside Western Capitals (Head Coach) 1995-1998
  • IHL Fort Wayne Komets (Assistant Coach) 1998-1999
  • AHL Louisville Panthers (Assistant Coach) 1999-2000
  • NHL Columbus Blue Jackets (Assistant Coach) 2000-2004
  • NHL Columbus Blue Jackets (Head Coach) 2004-2006
  • World Championship Team Canada (Assistant Coach) 2007
  • NHL New York Islanders (Assistant Coach) 2007-2009
  • QMJHL Saint John Sea Dogs (Head Coach) 2009-2012
  • NHL Montreal Canadiens (Assistant Coach) 2012-2014
  • NHL Florida Panthers (Head Coach) 2014-2016
  • World Cup Team North America (Assistant Coach) 2016
  • World Championship Team Canada (Assistant Coach) 2017
  • NHL Vegas Golden Knights (Head Coach) 2017-2020
  • World Championship Team Canada (Head Coach) 2021
  • NHL New York Rangers (Head Coach) 2021-present


As a Coach

  • 2x World Championship Gold Medalist (2007, 2021)
  • Jack Adams Award (2018)
  • 2x NHL All-Star Game (2016, 2018)
  • 2x QMJHL Champion (2011, 2012)
  • 2x QMJHL Coach of the year (Ron Lapointe Trophy) (2010, 2011)
  • Memorial Cup Champion (2011)
  • 2x CHL Coach of the year (Brian Kilrea Award) (2010, 2011)
  • MJAHL Champion (1997)
  • RBC Cup Champion (1997)

As a Player

  • NHL Second All-Star Team (1989)
  • World Championship Silver Medal (1989)
  • QMJHL Third All-Star Team (1983)
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