Jack Adams Award

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The Jack Adams Award in the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto

The Jack Adams Award is an ice hockey trophy. It is awarded annually to the coach in the National Hockey League who has contributed most to the success of his team. The winner will be awarded based on a poll conducted by the National Hockey League Broadcasters' Association at the end of the regular season.

The trophy was named after Jack Adams , the former trainer and manager of the Detroit Red Wings .

The honor was first awarded in 1974. So far, six coaches have won the trophy with different teams: Pat Burns (1989 - Montréal Canadiens , 1993 - Toronto Maple Leafs and 1998 - Boston Bruins ), Jacques Lemaire (1994 - New Jersey Devils and 2003 - Minnesota Wild ), Pat Quinn (1980 - Philadelphia Flyers and 1992 - Vancouver Canucks ), Scotty Bowman (1977 - Montréal Canadiens and 1996 - Detroit Red Wings ), John Tortorella (2004 - Tampa Bay Lightning and 2017 - Columbus Blue Jackets ) and Barry Spy (2016 - Washington Capitals and 2019 - New York Islanders ).

Jack Adams Award Winner

year Trainer team
2019 Barry defiance New York Islanders
2018 Gerard Gallant Vegas Golden Knights
2017 John Tortorella Columbus Blue Jackets
2016 Barry defiance Washington Capitals
2015 Bob Hartley Calgary Flames
2014 Patrick Roy Colorado Avalanche
2013 Paul MacLean Ottawa Senators
2012 Ken Hitchcock St. Louis Blues
2011 Dan Bylsma Pittsburgh Penguins
2010 Dave Tippett Phoenix Coyotes
2009 Claude Julien Boston Bruins
2008 Bruce Boudreau Washington Capitals
2007 Alain Vigneault Vancouver Canucks
2006 Lindy Ruff Buffalo Sabers
2005 Season was canceled
2004 John Tortorella Tampa Bay Lightning
2003 Jacques Lemaire Minnesota Wild
2002 Bob Francis Phoenix Coyotes
2001 Bill Barber Philadelphia Flyers
2000 Joel Quenneville St. Louis Blues
1999 Jacques Martin Ottawa Senators
1998 Pat Burns Boston Bruins
1997 Ted Nolan Buffalo Sabers
1996 Scotty Bowman Detroit Red Wings
1995 Marc Crawford Québec Nordiques
1994 Jacques Lemaire New Jersey Devils
1993 Pat Burns Toronto Maple Leafs
1992 Pat Quinn Vancouver Canucks
1991 Brian Sutter St. Louis Blues
1990 Bob Murdoch Winnipeg Jets
1989 Pat Burns Montréal Canadiens
1988 Jacques Demers Detroit Red Wings
1987 Jacques Demers Detroit Red Wings
1986 Glen Sather Edmonton Oilers
1985 Mike Keenan Philadelphia Flyers
1984 Bryan Murray Washington Capitals
1983 Orval Tessier Chicago Blackhawks
1982 Tom Watt Winnipeg Jets
1981 Gordon "Red" Berenson St. Louis Blues
1980 Pat Quinn Philadelphia Flyers
1979 Al Arbor New York Islanders
1978 Bobby Kromm Detroit Red Wings
1977 Scotty Bowman Montréal Canadiens
1976 Don Cherry Boston Bruins
1975 Bob Pulford Los Angeles Kings
1974 Fred Shero Philadelphia Flyers

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