|Born:||April 4, 1952|
|Known For:||Hall of Fame|
Patrick John Joseph Burns (April 4, 1952 – November 19, 2010) was a National Hockey League head coach. Over 14 seasons between 1988 and 2004, he coached in 1,019 games with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, and New Jersey Devils. Burns retired in 2005 after being diagnosed with recurring cancer, which eventually claimed his life five years later.
In 2014, he was posthumously inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
- Montreal Canadiens (Head Coach) 1988-1992
- Toronto Maple Leafs (Head Coach) 1992-1996
- Boston Bruins (Head Coach) 1997-2001
- New Jersey Devils (Head Coach) 2002-2004
- Jack Adams Award (1989, 1993, 1998)
- Stanley Cup Winner (2003)
- Hockey Hall of Fame (2014)