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Jack Adams Award
Established 1974
Current holder(s) Patrick Roy
Awarded to the National Hockey League coach "adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success."

The Jack Adams Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League coach "adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success." It has been awarded 33 times to 28 different winners. The winner is selected by a poll of the National Hockey League Broadcasters Association at the end of the regular season. Many coaches have won the award numerous times. Pat Burns has won three times, the most of any coach.


Scotty Bowman, winner for the 1976–77 and 1995–96 NHL seasons
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Marc Crawford, winner for the 1994–95 NHL season
Ted Nolan
Ted Nolan, winner for the 1996–97 NHL season
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Lindy Ruff, winner for the 2005–06 NHL season
Jack Adams Award winners
Season Winner Team Win #
1973–74 Shero, FredFred Shero Philadelphia Flyers 1
1974–75 Pulford, BobBob Pulford Los Angeles Kings 1
1975–76 Cherry, DonDon Cherry Boston Bruins 1
1976–77 Bowman, ScottyScotty Bowman Montreal Canadiens 1
1977–78 Kromm, BobbyBobby Kromm Detroit Red Wings 1
1978–79 Arbour, AlAl Arbour New York Islanders 1
1979–80 Quinn, PatPat Quinn Philadelphia Flyers 1
1980–81 Berenson, RedRed Berenson St. Louis Blues 1
1981–82 Watt, TomTom Watt Winnipeg Jets 1
1982–83 Tessier, OrvalOrval Tessier Chicago Blackhawks 1
1983–84 Murray, BryanBryan Murray Washington Capitals 1
1984–85 Keenan, MikeMike Keenan Philadelphia Flyers 1
1985–86 Sather, GlenGlen Sather Edmonton Oilers 1
1986–87 Demers, JacquesJacques Demers Detroit Red Wings 1
1987–88 Demers, JacquesJacques Demers Detroit Red Wings 2
1988–89 Burns, PatPat Burns Montreal Canadiens 1
1989–90 Murdoch, BobBob Murdoch Winnipeg Jets 1
1990–91 Sutter, BrianBrian Sutter St. Louis Blues 1
1991–92 Quinn, PatPat Quinn Vancouver Canucks 2
1992–93 Burns, PatPat Burns Toronto Maple Leafs 2
1993–94 Lemaire, JacquesJacques Lemaire New Jersey Devils 1
1994–95 Crawford, MarcMarc Crawford Quebec Nordiques 1
1995–96 Bowman, ScottyScotty Bowman Detroit Red Wings 2
1996–97 Nolan, TedTed Nolan Buffalo Sabres 1
1997–98 Burns, PatPat Burns Boston Bruins 3
1998–99 Martin, JacquesJacques Martin Ottawa Senators 1
1999–2000 Quenneville, JoelJoel Quenneville St. Louis Blues 1
2000–01 Barber, BillBill Barber Philadelphia Flyers 1
2001–02 Francis, BobBob Francis Phoenix Coyotes 1
2002–03 Lemaire, JacquesJacques Lemaire Minnesota Wild 2
2003–04 Tortorella, JohnJohn Tortorella Tampa Bay Lightning 1
2005–06 Ruff, LindyLindy Ruff Buffalo Sabres 1
2006–07 Vigneault, AlainAlain Vigneault Vancouver Canucks 1
2007–08 Boudreau, BruceBruce Boudreau Washington Capitals 1
2008–09 Julien, ClaudeClaude Julien Boston Bruins 1
2009–10 Tippett, DaveDave Tippett Phoenix Coyotes 1
2010–11 Bylsma, DanDan Bylsma Pittsburgh Penguins 1
2011–12 Hitchcock, KenKen Hitchcock St. Louis Blues 1
2012–13 MacLean, PaulPaul MacLean Ottawa Senators 1
2013–14 Roy, PatrickPatrick Roy Colorado Avalanche 1
2014–15 Hartley, BobBob Hartley Calgary Flames 1
2015–16 Trotz, BarryBarry Trotz Washington Capitals 1
2016–17 Tortorella, JohnJohn Tortorella Columbus Blue Jackets 2

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