Sports Former NHL coach Ron Wilson to be inducted into U.S. HHOF

19:56  19 june  2017
19:56  19 june  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

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Former NHL coach and player Ron Wilson will be inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame , joining four others in the 2017 Class. %2Fhockey%2Fnhl%2Fformer- nhl - coach - ron - wilson - inducted - u - s - hhof %2F.

Wilson is the all-time winningest American head coach in NHL history, tallying 648 regular-season coaching victories with Vancouver, Anaheim, Washington, San Jose, and Toronto. Kevin Collins, Jack Parker, Ben Smith, Ron Wilson and Scott Young to be Inducted .

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Former NHL coach and player Ron Wilson will be inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, joining four others in the 2017 Class.

USA Hockey made the announcement Monday that Wilson will be joined by Kevin Collins, Jack Parker, Ben Smith and Scott Young.

Wilson, a native of Bluffton, S.C., is the all-time winningest American head coach in NHL history, with 648 regular-season victories and 48 wins in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The 62-year-old first became a head coach with Anaheim in 1993 and later held bench boss duties for the Washington Capitals, San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Congratulations to former Sharks Head Coach Ron Wilson on his induction into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame . He was later inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame for his efforts.

Former Caps head coach Ron Wilson will be inducted into the United State Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the 2017 class, it was announced on Monday. Wilson of course was the man behind the bench of the Capitals in their run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1998.

A former NHL player who scored 93 points over 177 career games, Wilson also has a decorated international coaching career with USA Hockey. He led Team USA to a silver medal at the 2010 Olympics, a bronze medal at the inaugural World Cup of Hockey in 1996 and secured another third-place finish for the country at the 2016 World Junior Championship.

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