Former New Jersey Devil Doug Gilmour was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame this year. In his induction speech Gilmour mentions his former coach Pat Burns. Burns coached Gilmour in Toronto. Burns would finish his career with the Devils and won the Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2003. Definitely give this NHL article on Gilmour's honor to Burns a read.
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Bleacher Report has compiled a list of the 22 Most Entertaining Coaches in NHL History. Two former Devils coaches have made the list. Some of the older Devils fans definitely remember Robbie Ftorek throwing the bench on the ice during a game. The other Devils coach was the great Pat Burns. Check out the list if you want see some classic coach moments.