Bob McCammon

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Bob McCammon
Born (1941-04-14) April 14, 1941 (age 77)
Kenora, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Port Huron Flags
Port Huron Wings
Playing career 1961–1973

Robert McCammon (born April 14, 1941) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre and a former National Hockey League (NHL) and American Hockey League (AHL) head coach and general manager. He was a pro scout with the Detroit Red Wings.

McCammon never made it to the NHL, playing his entire career in the minor leagues. He was the head coach of the Maine Mariners and won the Calder Cup in 1977-78 and 1978–79, the first two years of the team's existence. McCammon had two stints as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, also serving as the team's general manager during the latter. He was also the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks and an assistant coach for the Edmonton Oilers on two different occasions. With Vancouver in 1988–89, he was runner-up to Montreal's Pat Burns for the Jack Adams Trophy as NHL Coach of the Year. He won the Stanley Cup with Edmonton Oilers in 1987 as Director of Player Development, 2002 and 2008 as a scout with Detroit. McCammon's name was added to the Stanley Cup in 2002 with Detroit. He presently is co-owner of the Gastown restaurant So.cial in Vancouver. Ex-Canucks goaltender Kirk McLean is a partner.

Coaching record

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Division rank Result
Philadelphia Flyers 1978-79 50 22 17 11 (95) 2nd in Patrick (fired)
Philadelphia Flyers 1981-82 8 4 2 2 (87) 3rd in Patrick Lost in Division Semi-Finals
Philadelphia Flyers 1982-83 80 49 23 8 106 1st in Patrick Lost in Division Semi-Finals
Philadelphia Flyers 1983-84 80 44 26 10 98 3rd in Patrick Lost in Division Semi-Finals
Vancouver Canucks 1987-88 80 25 46 9 59 5th in Smythe Missed playoffs
Vancouver Canucks 1988-89 80 33 39 8 74 4th in Smythe Lost in Division Semi-Finals
Vancouver Canucks 1989-90 80 25 41 14 64 5th in Smythe Missed playoffs
Vancouver Canucks 1990-91 54 19 30 5 (65) 4th in Smythe (fired)
Total 512 221 224 67

External links

  • Bob McCammon career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
Preceded by
Fred Shero
Head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers
1978-79
Succeeded by
Pat Quinn
Preceded by
Pat Quinn
Head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers
198284
Succeeded by
Mike Keenan
Preceded by
Keith Allen
General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers
1983–84
Succeeded by
Bob Clarke
Preceded by
Tom Watt
Head coach of the Vancouver Canucks
198791
Succeeded by
Pat Quinn
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