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

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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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Peter Laviolette is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Nashville Predators

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Todd McLellan is listed (or ranked) 4 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) 5 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Columbus Blue Jackets

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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?
Washington Capitals

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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?
Jon Cooper 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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Joel Quenneville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Chicago Blackhawks

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Peter DeBoer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
San Jose Sharks

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Alain Vigneault is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
New York Rangers

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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?
Boston Bruins

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Doug Weight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
New York Islanders

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John Hynes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
John Hynes New Jersey Devils

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Lindy Ruff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Dallas Stars

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Bill Peters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Bill Peters Carolina Hurricanes

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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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Paul Maurice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Winnipeg Jets

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Michel Therrien is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Montreal Canadiens

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Ken Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
St. Louis Blues

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Dave Hakstol is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Philadelphia Flyers

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Dan Bylsma is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Buffalo Sabres

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Dave Tippett is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Arizona Coyotes

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Jeff Blashill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Detroit Red Wings

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Tom Rowe is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Tom Rowe Florida Panthers

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Willie Desjardins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Willie Desjardins Vancouver Canucks

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Jared Bednar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Is The NHL's Coach Of The Year For 2016-17?
Jared Bednar Colorado Avalanche