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Position Right Wing
Shot Right
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Sherbrooke Jets (AHL)
Winnipeg Jets (NHL)
Tulsa Oilers (CHL)
St. Louis Blues (NHL)
Salt Lake Golden Eagles (CHL)
Detroit Red Wings (NHL)
Atlanta Flames (NHL)
Nova Scotia Voyageurs (AHL)
Nationality Canadian
Born January 25 1955 (1955-01-25) (age 55),
Moncton, New Brunswick
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1975
Atlanta Flames
WHA Draft 62nd overall, 1975
Indianapolis Racers
Pro Career 1975 – 1984

Richard Gary Bowness (born on January 25, 1955 in Moncton, New Brunswick) is a Canadian former National Hockey League right winger and currently an assistant coach with the Vancouver Canucks. He played for the Atlanta Flames, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues and Winnipeg Jets and Central Hockey League, AHL and QMJHL teams. He has been a head coach for the Winnipeg Jets, Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, New York Islanders and Phoenix Coyotes.

Rick Bowness, while assistant coach of the Winnipeg Jets, was once fined $500 and suspended for three games after punching Calgary forward Tim Hunter in the head during a brawl. Brian Hayward and Tim Hunter had been involved in a scuffle which escalated to a full brawl after Hunter continued to attack Hayward.

He was drafted by the Atlanta Flames in the 1975 NHL Entry Draft, Second Round, Twenty-sixth Overall.

Bowness scored 18 goals and 37 assists in 173 NHL games played.

In July 2006, he vacated his post as assistant coach at Phoenix to become an assistant coach to Alain Vigneault at Vancouver.


Coaching record

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
WPG 1988–89 28 8 17 3 - (64) 5th in Smythe Missed Playoffs
BOS 1991–92 80 36 32 12 - 84 2nd in Adams Lost in Third Round
OTT 1992–93 84 10 70 4 - 24 6th in Adams Missed Playoffs
OTT 1993–94 84 14 61 9 - 37 7th in Northeast Missed Playoffs
OTT 1994–95 48 9 34 5 - 23 7th in Northeast Missed Playoffs
OTT 1995–96 19 6 13 0 - (41) 6th in Northeast (Fired)
NYI 1996–97 37 16 18 3 - (70) 7th in Atlantic Missed Playoffs
NYI 1997–98 63 22 32 9 - (71) 4th in Atlantic (Fired)
PHX 2003–04 20 2 12 3 3 (68) 5th in Pacific Missed Playoffs

External links

  • Rick Bowness's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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