Tim Bothwell

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Tim Bothwell
Born (1955-05-06) May 6, 1955 (age 61)
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1978–1990

Timothy John Bothwell (born May 6, 1955 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played 502 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, and Hartford Whalers. He also played for some AHL teams. He retired from playing hockey in 1990.[1]

After his time as a player he became an assistant and coach. His first experiences were with male hockey, leading the Western Hockey League’s Medicine Hat Tigers (1990-92), the International Hockey League’s Phoenix Roadrunners (1992-94) and the University of Calgary men’s team (1994-2001). Bothwell was an assistant coach with the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers from 2001 to 2003, and then decided to try women's hockey.[2] In 2004, he was an assistant coach with the Calgary Oval X-Treme.[3] He was assistant on the Canadian Women’s Olympic Team that won the gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. He served as the University of Vermont women's ice hockey coach from 2006-2012.[4] In 2013, Bothwell became coach for the CWHL's Calgary Inferno.[2] Tim is currently the head coach of the 2014-15 Midget AAA boys team at Edge School For Athletes in Calgary, AB, CAN[5]

Bothwell is the son of the late John Bothwell, the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Niagara.[6]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 1976–77 [7]


  1. ^ Legends of Hockey Retrieved July 13, 2007.
  2. ^ a b "Calgary Inferno Player Bios". Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved March 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sportacular Event". Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved January 25, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bothwell Resigns As Vermont Women's Hockey Coach March 7, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  5. ^ Tim Bothwell Retrieved February 1, 2015.
  6. ^ Nolan, Daniel. "Anglicans lose a 'great leader,'" The Hamilton Spectator, Friday, January 31, 2014.
  7. ^ "ECAC All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 

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