Photo: via Twitter

coaches The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time  

Ranker Hockey
193 votes 92 voters 1.0k views Embed

In the decades they've been in the NHL, the Toronto Maple Leafs have cycled through some great (and not so great) coaches, but who is the best Toronto Maple Leafs head coach of all time? This list ranks every Toronto Maple Leafs coach from best to worst based on user votes. Hockey fans like you have already voted, so we need you to contribute as well. Upvote your top Toronto Maple Leafs coaches, keeping stats like regular season record and playoff appearances in mind.

Hap Day won three Stanley Cup championships from 1942-1949. No other Maple Leafs head coach has won three Cups. Punch Imlach is the only other Maple Leafs head coach to win multiple Stanley Cup championships. He did so in 1964 and 1967.

If the Toronto Maple Leafs assembled a team of the best National Hockey League players ever to lace up their skates, who would you select to coach it? Vote up the winningest Toronto Maple Leafs coach, or simply just the coach that you personally liked the most, then support your faves on the list of the greatest NHL coaches ever.

1
11 0
Punch Imlach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time

The Best NHL Players of All Time The Most Obnoxious Athletes

2
7 0
Hap Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Hap Day Died at 89 (1901-1990)

3
15 2
Mike Babcock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Mike Babcock age 52

4
11 2
Pat Quinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Pat Quinn age 72

5
13 4
Pat Burns is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Pat Burns Died at 58 (1952-2010)

6
8 2
Roger Neilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time

7
6 2
John Brophy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
John Brophy age 82

8
6 2
Dick Irvin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Dick Irvin Died at 65 (1892-1957)

9
5 1
Dick Carroll is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Dick Carroll Died at 61 (1884-1945)

10
4 1
Joe Primeau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Joe Primeau Died at 83 (1906-1989)

11
3 0
George Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time

12
3 0
Conn Smythe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Conn Smythe

13
2 0
Red Kelly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Red Kelly age 88

14
2 0
King Clancy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
King Clancy Died at 83 (1903-1986)

15
2 0
Dan Maloney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Dan Maloney age 65

The Female Gymnasts That Keep You Tuned In The Weirdest Sports from Around the World

16
3 2
Frank Heffernan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Frank Heffernan

17
3 2
John McLellan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
John McLellan

18
2 1
Eddie Powers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Eddie Powers

19
2 1
Charles Querrie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Charles Querrie

20
2 1
Frank Carroll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Frank Carroll Died at 59 (1879-1938)

21
2 1
Alex Romeril is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Alex Romeril Died at 86 (1882-1968)

22
2 1
Harvey Sproule is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Harvey Sproule

23
2 1
Mike Rodden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Mike Rodden

24
3 3
George O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
George O'Donoghue

25
0 0
Floyd Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Floyd Smith age 80

26
0 0
Howie Meeker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Howie Meeker age 92

27
0 0
Dick Duff is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Dick Duff age 79

28
0 0
Mike Nykoluk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Mike Nykoluk age 81

29
0 0
Billy Reay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Billy Reay Died at 86 (1918-2004)

12 Things We Hate About Disneyland 51 High-Paying, Flexible Jobs

30
0 0
Doug Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Doug Carpenter

31
0 0
Roger Crozier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Roger Crozier Died at 54 (1942-1996)

32
0 1
Art Duncan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Art Duncan Died at 84 (1891-1975)

33
4 6
Paul Maurice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Paul Maurice age 48

34
3 5
Randy Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Randy Carlyle age 59

35
1 3
Tom Watt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Tom Watt

36
0 2
Nick Beverley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Nick Beverley age 68

37
0 2
Mike Murphy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Mike Murphy age 65

38
4 7
Ron Wilson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time
Ron Wilson age 60

39
0 7
Peter Horachek is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Toronto Maple Leafs Coaches of All Time