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Kirk Muller

Born:February 8, 1966Draft:1984 Devils #2 Overall
Hometown:Kingston, ONPosition:Centre
Known For:Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Flames (Associate Coach)

Kirk Christopher Muller (born February 8, 1966) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey winger who played in the National Hockey League for 19 seasons from 1984–85 until 2002–03. He is currently serving as an associate coach with the Calgary Flames. He was also the head coach of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes from 2011 to 2014. He was an associate coach with the Montreal Canadiens from 2016 to 2021, where he previously served as assistant coach from 2006 to 2011.

Years as an NHL player: 1984-2003

Years as an NHL coach: 2006-present

hockey player Kirk Muller of the Montreal Canadiens
Kirk Muller of the Montreal Canadiens hoists the Stanley Cup over his head as he celebrates their championship victory over the Los Angeles Kings, Montreal, Canada, June 9, 1993. Muller scored the series-winning goal. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

Kirk Muller Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
September 20, 1991Roland MelansonTom Chorske
Stephane Richer
April 5, 1995Craig Darby
Mathieu Schneider
Vladimir Malakhov
Pierre Turgeon
January 23, 1996Don BeaupreKen Belanger
Damian Rhodes
March 18, 1997Jason Podollan
September 28, 2001Evgeny Petrochinin

Deeper Dive

Coaching History

  • CIS Queens University (Head Coach) 2005-2006
  • Team Canada – Loto Cup, U18 WJC (Assistant Coach) 2006
  • NHL Montreal Canadiens (Assistant Coach) 2006-2011
  • AHL Milwaukee Admirals (Head Coach) 2011-2012
  • NHL Carolina Hurricanes (Head Coach) 2012-2014
  • NHL Team Canada – World Championship (Assistant Coach) 2012
  • NHL St. Louis Blues (Assistant Coach) 2014-2016
  • Team Canada – World Championship (Assistant Coach) 2019
  • NHL Montreal Canadiens (Associate Coach) 2016-2021
  • NHL Calgary Flames (Associate Coach) 2021-present


  • 6x NHL All-Star Game (1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993)
  • Stanley Cup Champion with the Canadiens (1993)
  • Stanley Cup Clinching Goal (1993)
  • 2x World Championship Silver Medal (1985, 1989)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (1986)
  • OHL Most Sportsmanlike Player (William Hanley Trophy) (1983)