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Mike Keenan's career highlights

11/9/2003

Born: October 21, 1945, Whitby, Ontario

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  • Hired as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, May 24, 1984.

  • Fired as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, May, 11, 1988.

  • Hired as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, June 9, 1988.

  • Named general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks, June 5, 1990.

  • Resigned head coaching position of Chicago Blackhawks, June 11, 1992.

  • Fired as general manager of the Chicago Blackhhawks, Nov. 6, 1992.

  • Hired as head coach of the N.Y. Rangers, April 17, 1993.

  • Declared a delayed bonus payment voided his contract with the Rangers on July 15, 1994.

  • Hired as general manager and head coach of the St. Louis Blues, July 17, 1994.

  • Fined $100,000 and suspended 60 days by the NHL for "unilateral determinations" regarding conract status, July 25, 1994. (Petr Nedved traded from St. Louis to the N.Y. Rangers for Esa Tikkanen and Doug Lidster, July 24, 1994, as part of compensation agreement between teams.)

  • Fired as general manager and head coach of the St. Louis Blues, Dec. 19, 1996.

  • Hired as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, Nov. 13, 1997.

  • Fired as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks, Jan. 24, 1999.

  • Hired as head coach of the Boston Bruins, Oct. 25, 2000.

  • Fired as head coach of the Boston Bruins, April 12, 2001.

  • Hired as head coach of the Florida Panthers, Dec. 2, 2001.

  • Fired as head coach of the Florida Panthers, Nov. 9, 2003.

    NHL Achievements

  • Stanley Cup: 1994 (N.Y. Rangers)

  • Jack Adams Award: 1985

  • President's Trophies (NHL's best record): 1985, 1991, 1994

  • Division titles: 1985, 1986, 1987 with Philadelphia; 1990, 1991 with Chicago; 1994 with N.Y. Rangers

  • All-Star Games: 1987, 1989, 1994

    International Achievements (Canada)

  • Canada Cup: 1987 (gold, coach), 1991 (gold, coach and general manager)

  • World Championship: 1993 (coach)

  • World Junior Championship: 1980 (coach)