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Wayne Maxner (born September 27, 1942 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) was a left wing in the National Hockey League, American Hockey League and WHL. He played junior hockey with the Niagara Falls Flyers in the Ontario Hockey Association. He also served briefly as an NHL head coach for the Detroit Red Wings. He is known for his connections with the city of London, Ontario and coached the London Knights for a number of years. He most recently coached for the Junior B London Nationals during the 2005–2006 season.

As a junior, Maxner led the OHA in scoring in 1962-63 while with the Niagara Falls Flyers, a feeder team for the Boston Bruins. He was called to join the parent Bruins club for the 1964-65 season. The next season, he played just eight games before finishing the season in the Western Hockey League.

Wayne Maxner played the next seven seasons with various hockey leagues but retired after the 1972-73 season to become a coach in the OHA with the Windsor Spitfires and the London Knights. Maxner got his shot as an NHL head coach with the Detroit Red Wings in 1980-81 and 1981-82.

Detroit Red Wings Head Coaches
Duncan • Adams • Ivan • Skinner • Abel • Gadsby • Harkness • Barkley • J. Wilson • Garvin • Delvecchio • L. Wilson • Kromm • Lindsay • Maxner • Dea • Polano • Neale • Park • Demers • Murray • Bowman • Lewis • Babcock
Preceded by
Marcel Pronovost
Detroit Red Wings head coach
Succeeded by
Billy Dea
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