London Knights All-time team

KATHY RUMLESKI -- London Free Press

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COACH

GARY AGNEW

Knights career: Coached in London during 1990-94, 1997-2000.

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466 235 197 34

Career notes:

- Led the Knights to the OHL final in 1999 -- the club's most successful postseason since 1977 when they also went to the final.

- Two OHL coach of the year awards, 1992-93, 1997-98, when he also was named all-star coach.

- Knights went from two worst seasons (3-60-3) and (13-51-2) to tops in the West (40-21-5), the year Agnew took over.

- Eight Knights selected in the 1998 NHL entry draft, second most in team history.

DON BOYD

Knights career: Coached in London during 1983-86.

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202 103 92 7

Career notes:

- Columbus Blue Jackets head scout; also scouted for St. Louis, Ottawa and Quebec.

- Scouted Rick Nash and persuaded Blue Jackets GM Doug MacLean to take Nash as the No. 1 pick in the 2002 draft.

- Led Knights to fifth-best regular season in 1984-85 with 88 points.

- An assistant coach at the University of North Dakota when the Fighting Sioux won the NCAA title in 1981-82.

DALE HUNTER

Knights career: From 2002 to present.

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254 162 75 17

Career notes:

- Best two seasons in Knights history in 2003-04 (53-11-2-2) and 2004-05 (59-7-2); OHL coach of the year both seasons.

- Led Knights to four CHL records this season and 15 in OHL, including longest CHL winning streak at 31 games.

- First coach in Knights history to be named top CHL coach.

- Knights have held the No. 1 ranking in the CHL since February 2004.

BILL LONG

Knights career: Coached in London during 1972-80.

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539 275 214 50

Career notes:

- Top OHL coach in 1976-77 when the Knights went to the league final. Their 51-13-2 record was third-best in team's history.

- Named to the Knights' all-time team in 1999.

- His OHL coaching career spanned three decades.

- Starting in 1989, the OHL hands out an award in his honour recognizing someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the OHL.

WAYNE MAXNER

Knights career: Coached in London from 1986-90.

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264 143 105 16

Career notes:

- Led Knights to fourth-best regular season in 1989-90 (41-19-6).

- Was the OHL's most outstanding player and top scorer in 1963 with 94 points.

- Coached in three countries and five leagues, including 89 games in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings in 1981-82.

- Only coach to lead the Sudbury Wolves to a playoff berth in the 1980s.

BEP GUIDOLIN

Knights career: Coached in London from 1969-71.

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116 41 60 15

- Record number of Knights selected in the NHL draft in 1970 (nine) when he coached.

- Hired to coach the AHL Boston Braves and went on to coach the Boston Bruins.

- A colourful coach, he was suspended two games in 1970 for sending extra players onto the ice to get the referee's attention.

- Was the youngest player in NHL history when he joined Boston at 16. Played for the Stanley Cup with Boston at 17.


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