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Scotty Bowman
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Scotty Bowman at the 2006 NHL Awards
Born September 18, 1933 (1933-09-18) (age 87)
Verdun, Quebec, Canada
Current position Senior Advisor of Hockey Operations
Current team Chicago Blackhawks
Previous team(s) St. Louis Blues
Montreal Canadiens
Buffalo Sabres
Pittsburgh Penguins
Detroit Red Wings
Stanley Cup wins 9 (1973, 1976-79, 1992, 1997-98, 2002)
Years as a coach 1950s–2002
Years as an NHL coach 1967–2002

William Scott "Scotty" Bowman (born September 18, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former National Hockey League head coach. He holds the record for most wins with 1,244.

Early years

Bowman was born on September 18, 1933 in Verdun, Quebec. He played minor league hockey until a fractured skull resulting from a slash by Jean-Guy Talbot ended his playing aspirations.

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