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Bob Gainey a.k.a. "Robert Gainey"

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

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 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 6 2 5 7 4 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 66 3 7 10 34 -9 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 6
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
Canada CC 5 2 0 2 2 +3 |
1976-77 Montréal Canadiens NHL 80 14 19 33 41 +31 | Playoffs 14 4 1 5 25
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
Canada CC 7 1 3 4 2 |
1981-82 Montréal Canadiens “C” NHL 79 21 24 45 24 +37 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 8
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
Canada WCup Asst. General Manager
1996-97 Dallas Stars NHL 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
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 6 2 5 7 1.17 4 +0 |
CC 12 3 3 6 0.50 4 +3 |
Challenge Cup '79 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 +0 |
CWG 0 0 0 0 - 0 +0 |
France2 18 14 12 26 1.44 16 +0 |
NHL 1160 239 262 501 0.43 585 +196 | 182 25 48 73 0.40 151 -4
OHA-Jr. 56 24 22 46 0.82 132 +0 | 4 0 0 0 0.00 4 +0
OHA-Jr. B 0 0 0 0 - 0 +0 | 3 1 0 1 0.33 4 +0
WC 20 2 7 9 0.45 2 +0 |
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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