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AS A COACH
  • Enters his 43rd season as a head coach; spent seven years (1972-79) at Clarkson and 15 years (1979-94) at Bowling Green
  • Begins the 2014-15 season as college hockey's all-time winningest coach with 963 wins
  • Earned his 925th career victory with a 5-2 win over Alabama-Hunstville on Dec. 29, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minn., surpassing Ron Mason to become the winningest coach in the history of college hockey.
  • Is one of only three coaches in NCAA history to lead two different schools to national titles; led Bowling Green to the 1984 NCAA title, and Boston College to the 2001, 2008, 2010 and 2012 NCAA titles
  • Had his Boston College jersey retired on April 12, 2010 during the program's national championship celebration on O'Neill plaza
  • Was awarded the Lester Patrick Trophy, presented for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, in October 2010
  • Earned the 1976-77 Spencer Penrose Trophy as the nation's Division I Coach of the Year
  • Has been tabbed Hockey East Coach of the Year three times - 2003-04, 2010-11 and 2013-14; also earned New England Coach of the Year honors twice - in 2003-04 and 2013-14
  • Earned CCHA Coach of the Year honors in 1981-82
  • Has led 22 teams to 25 or more wins; has guided five teams to 30 or more victories
  • Assumed the head coaching duties at Boston College, his alma mater, on June 15, 1994
  • Has led Boston College to 11 NCAA Tournament "Frozen Four" berths -- 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014
  • Is the all-time leader in NCAA Tournament wins with 39 victories
  • Has led the Eagles to nine Hockey East Tournament titles -- 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Guided the Eagles to six Hockey East regular season championships - 2000-01, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2013-14
  • Won his 950th collegiate game with a 6-4 triumph over cross-town rival Boston University with a 6-4 win at Kelley Rink on Jan. 17, 2014; earned his 900th collegiate victory with a 4-2 home win over Merrimack at Kelley Rink on Feb. 17, 2012; earned his 850th collegiate victory with a 5-0 win against Wisconsin in the national championship game on April 10, 2010 in Detroit, Mich.; earned his 800th collegiate victory with a 5-2 win against Minnesota on March 29, 2008 in Worcester, Mass.
  • Served as head coach of a US Select Team that competed in the Kitimat (British Columbia) Cup in the spring of 1995
  • Assumed the head post at Bowling Green on April 10, 1979
  • Led Bowling Green to six NCAA Tournament berths
  • Led Bowling Green to four CCHA regular-season titles, including three consecutive crowns from 1981-84, and one CCHA tournament title
  • Was inducted into the Bowling Green State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Became the youngest head coach in the nation when he accepted the top job at Clarkson at age 26
  • Guided Clarkson to 125 wins, six ECAC playoffs and one ECAC title in seven years
  • Coached under Boston College's two legendary coaches; began his career as John "Snooks" Kelley's graduate assistant (1968-69), and served two years (1970-72) as Len Ceglarski's assistant coach at Clarkson

AS A PLAYER

  • Earned All-America first team and All-New England honors in 1966-67
  • Was the 1966-67 recipient of the Walter Brown Award (as the top American-born player in New England)
  • Served as team captain and earned team MVP honors as a senior
  • Was a three-year letterman at Boston College
  • Led the Eagles to a 60-26 record, the 1965 Beanpot title and a second-place finish in the 1965 NCAA Tournament
  • Earned All-East honors as a junior
  • Scored 134 points (64 goals, 70 assists) in his 81-game collegiate career
  • Ranks among the school's all-time leaders in: career points, career goals, career assists, single-season points and single-season assists
  • Was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 1982

EDUCATION

  • Graduated from Boston College High School in 1963
  • Earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Boston College in 1967
  • Also earned a master's of education degree and a CAES in counseling psychology from Boston College

PERSONAL

  • Born July 25, 1945 in Watertown, Mass.
  • His wife, Bobbie, is a West Roxbury (Mass.) native and 1969 Boston College graduate
  • They have two children -- Laura and Brendan (MBA '05), and two grandchildren - Colin and Elizabeth
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