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AS A COACH

• Enters his 39th season as a head coach; spent seven years (1972-79) at Clarkson and 15 years (1979-94) at Bowling Green

• Begins the 2010-11 season as college hockey's second all-time winningest coach (first among active Division I coaches) with 850 wins

• 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 and 2010 NCAA titles

• Earned the 1976-77 Spencer Penrose Trophy as the nation's Division I Coach of the Year

• Earned Hockey East Coach of the Year honors in 2003-04; also earned 2003-04 New England Coach of the Year honors

• Earned CCHA Coach of the Year honors in 1981-82

• Has led 19 teams to 25 or more wins; has guided four 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 nine NCAA Tournament "Frozen Four" berths -- 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010

• Has led the Eagles to seven Hockey East Tournament titles -- 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2010

• Earned his 800th collegiate victory with a 5-2 win against Minnesota on March 29, 2008 in Worcester, Mass. ; earned his 850th collegiate victory with a 5-0 win against Wisconsin in the national championship game on April 10, 2010 in Detroit, Mich.

• 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
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