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Canada Bob Gainey
a.k.a. "Robert Gainey"
Epinal / France2 - 89/90
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Last added: Tayte Harris
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Étienne Tremblay-Mathieu - - - -
2. Philippe Fauchon - - - -
3. Daniel Agostino - - - -
4. Édouard Charron - - - -
5. Justin Côté - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
67
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1
5-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 5
1-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 1
4-time NHL Top Defensive Forward (Frank J. Selke Trophy) 4

Son: Steve Gainey

Team Staff profile of Bob Gainey also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1970-71 Peterborough Jr. Bees OHA-Jr. B - - - - - | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 4
Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. - - - - - | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 4
Team Ontario CWG - - - - - |
1971-72 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 4 2 1 3 33 |
1972-73 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 52 22 21 43 99 |
1973-74 Montréal Canadiens NHL 66 3 7 10 34 -9 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 6
Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 6 2 5 7 4 |
1974-75 Montréal Canadiens NHL 80 17 20 37 49 23 | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 4
1975-76 Montréal Canadiens NHL 78 15 13 28 57 20 | Playoffs 13 1 3 4 20
1976-77 Montréal Canadiens NHL 80 14 19 33 41 31 | Playoffs 14 4 1 5 25
Canada CC 5 2 0 2 2 3 |
1977-78 Montréal Canadiens NHL 66 15 16 31 57 11 | Playoffs 15 2 7 9 14
1978-79 Montréal Canadiens NHL 79 20 18 38 44 11 | Playoffs 16 6 10 16 10
1979-80 Montréal Canadiens NHL 64 14 19 33 32 -2 | Playoffs 10 1 1 2 4
1980-81 Montréal Canadiens NHL 78 23 24 47 36 13 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2
1981-82 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 79 21 24 45 24 37 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 8
Canada CC 7 1 3 4 2 |
Canada WC 10 2 1 3 0 |
1982-83 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 80 12 18 30 43 7 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4
Canada WC 10 0 6 6 2 |
1983-84 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 77 17 22 39 41 10 | Playoffs 15 1 5 6 9
1984-85 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 79 19 13 32 40 13 | Playoffs 12 1 3 4 13
1985-86 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 80 20 23 43 20 10 | Playoffs 20 5 5 10 12
1986-87 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 47 8 8 16 19 0 | Playoffs 17 1 3 4 6
1987-88 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 78 11 11 22 14 8 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 6 -4
1988-89 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 49 10 7 17 34 13 | Playoffs 16 1 4 5 8 0
1989-90 Epinal France2 18 14 12 26 16 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 NHL All-Stars Challenge Cup '79 3 1 0 1 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1989-90 Epinal France2 Player-Coach
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars NHL Head Coach
1991-92 Minnesota North Stars NHL Head Coach
1992-93 Minnesota North Stars NHL GM/Head Coach
1993-94 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
1994-95 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
1995-96 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
1996-97 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
Canada WCup Asst. General Manager
1997-98 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
Canada OG Asst. General Manager
1998-99 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
1999-00 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
2000-01 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager
2001-02 Dallas Stars NHL General Manager Replaced by Doug Armstrong midseason
2002-03 Montréal Canadiens NHL General Manager
2003-04 Montréal Canadiens NHL General Manager
2005-06 Montréal Canadiens NHL GM/Head Coach Replaced Claude Julien as HC midseason
2006-07 Montréal Canadiens NHL General Manager
2007-08 Montréal Canadiens NHL General Manager
2008-09 Montréal Canadiens NHL GM/Head Coach Replaced Guy Carbonneau as HC midseason
2009-10 Montréal Canadiens NHL General Manager Resigned midseason
Succeeded by Pierre Gauthier
2012-13 Dallas Stars NHL Senior Advisor
2013-14 Dallas Stars NHL Senior Advisor
2018-19 Peterborough Petes OHL Senior Advisor
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 6 2 5 7 1.17 4 - | 0
CC 2 12 3 3 6 0.50 4 3 | 0
Challenge Cup '79 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 - | 0
CWG 1 - - - - - - - | 0
France2 1 18 14 12 26 1.44 16 - | 0
NHL 16 1160 239 262 501 0.43 585 196 | 16 182 25 48 73 0.40 151 -4
OHA-Jr. 3 56 24 22 46 0.82 132 - | 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 4 -
OHA-Jr. B 1 - - - - - - - | 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 4 -
WC 2 20 2 7 9 0.45 2 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Larry Robinson (D) 1973-1989 16 Canada (CC), Montréal Canadiens, NHL All-Stars
Mario Tremblay (F) 1974-1986 12 Montréal Canadiens
Steve Shutt (F) 1973-1985 12 Canada (CC), Montréal Canadiens, NHL All-Stars
Guy Lafleur (F) 1973-1985 12 Canada (CC), Montréal Canadiens, NHL All-Stars

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1973, 1 #7 overall by Minnesota Fighting Saints in the WHA Amateur Draft

Number 23 retired by Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Epinal

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Peterborough Liftlock Stars

Cult/Star player for Peterborough Petes

Cult/Star player for Team Ontario

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