Al Coates (ice hockey)

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Al Coates (born December 3, 1945, in Listowel, Ontario) is an executive in the National Hockey League who most recently served as the Executive Director of 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship. Coates is a former General Manager of the Calgary Flames, a post he held from November 1995 until the end of the 1999–2000 NHL season. He then was named the Vice President of Hartford Sports and Entertainment for the New York Rangers from 2000–03. He later served as interim General Manager of the Ducks in 2004–05 before becoming the Senior Advisor to the General Manager. He then served as the Director of Player Personnel for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2008. He won the Stanley Cup in 1989 with Calgary as Assistant to the President, and in 2007 with Anaheim as Senior Advisor to the General Manager.

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Preceded by
Doug Risebrough
General Manager of the Calgary Flames
19952000
Succeeded by
Craig Button
Preceded by
Bryan Murray
General Manager of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Brian Burke