7 Facts About Bob Gainey

1. In 1976, Bob Gainey was chosen to represent Team Canada at the Canada Cup tournament where he helped Team Canada win the Cup against the Czechs.

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2. On May 9, 2012, the Dallas Stars announced Bob Gainey's hiring as a team consultant.

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3. On March 9, 2009, Bob Gainey named himself the interim coach of the Montreal Canadiens after firing Guy Carbonneau.

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4. On January 13, 2006, Bob Gainey fired Canadiens' head coach Claude Julien and stepped in as head coach on an interim basis.

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5. In 1997, as Stars general manager, Bob Gainey drafted his son Steve Gainey 77th overall in the annual NHL Entry Draft.

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6. In 1998, Bob Gainey was ranked number 86 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players.

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7. In 1976, Bob Gainey was chosen to represent Team Canada at the Canada Cup tournament where he helped Team Canada win the Cup against the Czechoslovakians.

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