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Kevin Lowe

Born:April 15, 1959Draft:1979 Oilers #21 Overall
Hometown:Lachute, QCPosition:Defence
Known For:6x Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Kevin Hugh Lowe (born April 15, 1959) is a Canadian professional ice hockey executive, former coach and former player. Lowe is the vice-chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group, having formerly served as head coach and then general manager of the Edmonton Oilers. As a defenceman, he played for the Edmonton Oilers and the New York Rangers.

Over his career, Lowe won the Stanley Cup six times. In 1990, he was awarded the King Clancy Memorial Trophy. He was named to the Order of Hockey in Canada in 2021.

Years as an NHL player: 1979-1998
Years as an NHL coach: 1998-2000
Years as an NHL executive: 2000-2015

Kevin Lowe Edmonton Oilers
Kevin Lowe, Edmonton Oilers, Nov. 24, 1990 (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

Kevin Lowe Statistics

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Coaching History

  • Edmonton Oilers (Assistant Coach) 1998-1999
  • Edmonton Oilers (Head Coach) 1999-2000

Front Office History

  • Edmonton Oilers (Executive VP of Hockey Operations/General Manager) 2000-2007
  • Edmonton Oilers (Executive VP of Hockey Operations) 2007-2008
  • Edmonton Oilers (President of Hockey Operations) 2008-2015

Achievements

  • Hockey Hall of Fame (2020)
  • Captain of the Oilers (1991-1992)
  • 6x Stanley Cup Champion (Oilers – 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990; Rangers – 1994)
  • 8x NHL All-Star Game (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993)
  • King Clancy Trophy (1990)
  • Canada Cup Champion (1985)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (1982)
  • 2x QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1978, 1979)
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