Height 1.80 m
Role Ice hockey coach
Career end 1973
|Name Bob McCammon|
Career start 1961
Weight 77 kg
Played for Port Huron Flags
|Born April 14, 1941 (age 74) Kenora, ON, CAN (1941-04-14)|
Bob mccammon 1994 inductee northwestern ontario sports hall of fame
Robert McCammon (born April 14, 1941) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre and a former National Hockey League (NHL) and American Hockey League (AHL) head coach and general manager. He was a pro scout with the Detroit Red Wings.
McCammon never made it to the NHL, playing his entire career in the minor leagues. He was the head coach of the Maine Mariners and won the Calder Cup in 1977-78 and 1978–79, the first two years of the team's existence. McCammon had two stints as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, also serving as the team's general manager during the latter. He was also the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks and an assistant coach for the Edmonton Oilers on two different occasions. With Vancouver in 1988–89, he was runner-up to Montreal's Pat Burns for the Jack Adams Trophy as NHL Coach of the Year. He won the Stanley Cup with Edmonton Oilers in 1987 as Director of Player Development, 2002 and 2008 as a scout with Detroit. McCammon's name was added to the Stanley Cup in 2002 with Detroit. He presently is co-owner of the Gastown restaurant So.cial in Vancouver. Ex-Canucks goaltender Kirk McLean is a partner.