Who was the Winningest Coach in NHL HIstory?

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The Coaches With the highest Winning Percentage in NHL History

The Ten Coaches That have the Highest Winning Winning Percentage in NHL History

There have been a lot of elite coaches, but some shit above the rest with their win percentage. Let’s take a look at the ten winningest coaches in NHL history. To qualify for this list, a coach had to be on the bench for at least 100 games. Check back all season long for free picks on every NHL game at Sports Chat Place

10.Floyd Smith -.626 Percent

Floyd Smith was in charge of Buffalo for three seasons and Toronto for another season. His best season was in 1974-75 when he had a win percentage of .706.

9.Bruce Cassidy -.628 Percent

Bruce Cassidy is one of the active coaches on this list currently sitting at a win percentage of .628. Since taking over the Boston Bruins he has found a lot of success.

8.Toe Blake -.634 Percent

Toe Blake was in charge of the Montreal Canadiens from 1955-68. His best season was in 1955 when he led Montreal to a .714 percent.

7.Bruce Boudreau -.635 Percent

Boudreau has been a coach who has struggled in the playoffs, but during the regular season he has found a lot of success. 

6.Pete Green -.640 Percent

Pete Green was in charge of the Ottawa Senators from 1919-25. In 1919, he led the Senators to a 19-5 record. 

5.Todd Reirden -.642 Percent

Todd Reirden has been in charge of the Washington Capitals the last two season leading them to all kinds of success.

4.Jon Cooper .645 Percent

Jon Cooper has been in charge of the Tampa Bay Lightning since 2012. In 2014-15, he led the Lightning to the Eastern Conference Championship. 

3.Claude Ruel -,648 Percent

Claude Ruel had two different stints with the Montreal Canadiens finishing his time with them with a .648 percent. 

2.Scotty Bowman -.657 Percent

Scotty Bowman coached 2141 games during his NHL career, which makes it even more impressive that he had a .657 win percentage. 

1.Tom Johnson -.738 Percent

Tom Johnson was in charge of the Boston Bruins for three wins in the 1970s and he found a lot of success. In 1971-72 he led the team a Stanley Cup Championship. 

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