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Phillip “Phil” Housley

Born:March 9, 1964Draft:1982 Sabres, 6th Overall
Hometown:St. Paul, MN, USAPosition:D
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:Left
National Team:USACurrent Team:Arizona Coyotes (Asst. Coach)

Phillip Francis Housley (born March 9, 1964) is an American professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is currently an assistant coach for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Housley was the head coach of the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres from 2017 until 2019.

Buffalo Sabres former head coach Phil Housley
Buffalo Sabres former head coach Phil Housley (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Staff History

  • Stillwater High (USHS-MN) Head Coach — 2004-13
  • USA U20 Assistant Coach — 2006-07, 2010-11
  • USA U20 Head Coach — 2012-13
  • USA Assistant Coach — 2010-11, 2012-13, 2013-14
  • Nashville Predators Assistant Coach — 2013-17
  • Buffalo Sabres Head Coach — 2017-19
  • Arizona Coyotes Assistant Coach — 2019-present

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Achievements

  • NHL All-Rookie Team — 1982-83
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1983-84
  • NHL Most Goals by Defenseman (29) — 1987-88
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1988-89
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1989-90
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1990-91
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1991-92
  • NHL Most Goals by Defenseman (23) — 1991-92
  • NHL Second All-Star Team — 1991-92
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1992-93
  • NHL Most Assists by Defenseman (79) — 1992-93
  • NHL Most Points by Defenseman (97) — 1992-93
  • World Cup Gold Medal — 1996-97
  • NHL All-Star Game — 1999-00
  • Olympic Silver Medal — 2001-02
  • United States Hockey Hall of Fame — 2004-05
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal (Coach) — 2006-07
  • Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame — 2007-08
  • NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) — 2007-08
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal (Coach) — 2010-11
  • IIHF Hall of Fame — 2011-12
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (Coach) — 2012-13
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (Coach) — 2012-13
  • Hockey Hall of Fame — 2015-16
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