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Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17? 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.6k votes 333 voters 3.4k views 30 items

List Rules Vote up the NHL coaches you think have the best shot at being anointed Coach of the Year in 2017.

Every season, 30 NHL coaches do everything they can to get their team to the Stanley Cup playoffs, but only one can be NHL's Coach of the Year. The annual Jack Adams Award is awarded to the hockey coach who contributed the most to his team's success, so season records and team stats have the most impact. However, coaches have also Coach of the Year for surprise comebacks, like Calgary Flames' Bob Hartley in 2014-2015. Make your NHL Coach of the Year predictions for the 2016-2017 season.

Notable candidates for the 2017 NHL Coach of the Year Award include Minnesota Wild's Bruce Boudreau, Chicago Blackhawks' Joel Quenneville, Nashville Predators' Peter Laviolette, and Florida Panthers' Gerard Gallant. Which of these NFL coaches will win the Jack Adams Award in 2017? Or will another coach quickly rise to the top? 

Vote for the coach you think will win NHL's Coach of the Year for 2016-2017. With so many deserving coaches, it's difficult to predict which NFL coach will win the Jack Adams Award for the 2016-2017 season. You can stick with your favorite team's coach or vote for the person you think most deserves to win the 2017 NHL Coach of the Year award. 

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Mike Babcock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Toronto Maple Leafs
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Mike Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Pittsburgh Penguins
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Todd McLellan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Edmonton Oilers
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John Tortorella is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Columbus Blue Jackets
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Peter Laviolette is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Nashville Predators
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Guy Boucher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Ottawa Senators
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Barry Trotz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
New York Islanders
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Jon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Tampa Bay Lightning
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Glen Gulutzan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Calgary Flames
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Bruce Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Minnesota Wild
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Alain Vigneault is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Philadelphia Flyers
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Joel Quenneville is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Florida Panthers
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Peter DeBoer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
San Jose Sharks
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Randy Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Anaheim Ducks
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Claude Julien is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Montreal Canadiens
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Paul Maurice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Winnipeg Jets
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Lindy Ruff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Dallas Stars
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John Hynes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
New Jersey Devils
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Doug Weight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
New York Islanders
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Darryl Sutter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Los Angeles Kings
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Bill Peters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Bill Peters Carolina Hurricanes
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Dave Tippett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Edmonton Oilers
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Michel Therrien is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Montreal Canadiens
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Dan Bylsma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Buffalo Sabres
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Ken Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
St. Louis Blues