Al Arbour Alger Joseph "Radar" Arbour (born November 1, 1932) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player and a coach and executive in the National Hockey League.
Al Leader George Alfred "Al" Leader (December 4, 1903, Barnsley, Manitoba – May 8, 1982) was a Canadian-American ice hockey player, referee, and administrator.
Alex Delvecchio Alexander Peter "Fats" Delvecchio (born December 4, 1931) is a former ice hockey player, coach, and general manager who spent his entire National Hockey League (NHL) playing, coaching, and manag...
Art Berglund Art Berglund (born September 4, 1940 in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada) was an American ice hockey coach and executive.
Art Ross Arthur Howey Ross (January 13, 1886 – August 5, 1964) was a Canadian ice hockey defenceman and executive from 1905 until 1954.
Arthur Wirtz Arthur Michael Wirtz (January 23, 1901 – July 21, 1983) was a powerful figure in sports and arena operation.
Bill Chadwick William Leroy "The Big Whistle" Chadwick (October 10, 1915 – October 24, 2009) was the first US-born referee to serve in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Bill Cleary (ice hockey) William John Cleary, Jr. (born August 19, 1934 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) is a former United States ice hockey player, coach, and athletic administrator.
Bill Torrey William Arthur Torrey (born June 23, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former General Manager and executive in the National Hockey League, most famous for building up the expansion New York Islande...
Bill Wirtz William Wadsworth "Dollar Bill" Wirtz (October 5, 1929 – September 26, 2007) was the chief executive officer and controlling shareholder of the family-owned Wirtz Corporation.
Bob Johnson (ice hockey b. 1931) Robert Norman "Badger Bob" Johnson (March 4, 1931 – November 26, 1991) was an American college, international, and professional ice hockey coach.
Bob Johnson (ice hockey, born 1931) Robert Norman "Badger Bob" Johnson (March 4, 1931 – November 26, 1991) was an American college, international, and professional ice hockey coach.
Bobby Clarke Robert Earle Clarke (born August 13, 1949), also known as Bob Clarke and Bobby Clarke, is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played his entire 15-year National Hock...
Bobby Hull Robert Marvin Hull, OC (born January 3, 1939) is a former Canadian ice hockey player.
Bobby Orr Robert Gordon Orr, OC (born March 20, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.
Brian Burke (ice hockey) Brian P. Burke is an American-born Canadian hockey manager acting as the President of Hockey Operations and General Manager for the Calgary Flames and is a member of Rugby Canada's board of directors.
Brian Leetch Brian Joseph Leetch (born March 3, 1968) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 18 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leaf...
Brian Mullen Brian Patrick Mullen (born March 16, 1962) is an American former professional ice hockey player who spent eleven seasons in the NHL playing for the Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, San Jose Shar...
Bruce McNall Bruce Patrick McNall is a former Thoroughbred racehorse owner, and a sports executive who once owned the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian...
Bruce Norris Bruce Arthur Norris (February 19, 1924 – January 1, 1986) was owner of the Detroit Red Wings from 1952 to 1982.
Bud Poile Norman Robert "Bud" Poile (February 10, 1924 – January 4, 2005) was a professional ice hockey player, coach, general manager, and league executive.
Cammi Granato Catherine Michelle "Cammi" Granato (born March 25, 1971) is a retired American female ice hockey player and one of the first women to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November 2010.
Charles Adams (ice hockey) Charles Francis Adams (October 18, 1876 – October 2, 1947) was an American businessman and sports promoter who was the owner of the Boston Bruins, Boston Braves, Suffolk Downs, and The First Nat...
Charles M. Schulz Charles Monroe Schulz, nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited as a major influence by many later cartoonists.
Clarence Campbell Clarence Sutherland Campbell OBE, QC (July 9, 1905 – June 24, 1984) was the third president of the National Hockey League from 1946 to 1977.
Cooney Weiland Ralph "Cooney" Weiland (November 5, 1904 in Seaforth, Ontario - July 3, 1985) was an NHL forward who played for the Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, and Detroit Red Wings.
Craig Patrick Craig Patrick is a former American hockey player, coach and general manager, the son of Lynn Patrick and the grandson of Lester Patrick.
David Poile David Poile (born February 14, 1950) is the Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager of the NHL's Nashville Predators.
Ed Snider Edward M. "Ed" Snider (born January 6, 1933) is the chairman of Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company that owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the Nati...
Eddie Shore Edward William Shore (November 25, 1902 – March 16, 1985) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, principally for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League, and the longtime own...
Emile Francis Emile Percival Francis (born September 13, 1926), nicknamed "The Cat", is a former player, coach, and general manager in the National Hockey League, most notably with the New York Rangers.
Frank Boucher François Xavier "Raffles" Boucher (October 7, 1901 – December 12, 1977) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and executive.
Frank Mathers Frank Sydney Mathers (born March 29, 1924 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – d. February 9, 2005 in Hershey, Pennsylvania) was a professional ice hockey player during the 1940s and 1950s with the NHL Toron...
Fred Cusick Frederick Michael Cusick (November 7, 1918 - September 15, 2009) was an American ice hockey broadcaster who served as the Boston Bruins play-by-play announcer from 1971 until 1997 on WSBK-TV (Ch...
Fred Shero Frederick Alexander "The Fog" Shero (October 23, 1925 – November 24, 1990) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player, coach, and general manager.
Gary Bettman Gary Bruce Bettman (born June 2, 1952) is the commissioner of the National Hockey League (NHL), a post he has held since February 1, 1993.
Gil Stein (ice hockey) Gilbert Stein (born 1928) is an American lawyer, law instructor and former professional ice hockey executive.
Glen Sonmor Glen Sonmor (born April 22, 1929) is a former professional hockey player, scout and coach.
Gordie Howe Gordon Howe, OC is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings and Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League, and the Houston Aeros and New England Whalers in the World Hockey Association.
Harry Sinden Harry James Sinden (born September 14, 1932 in Kingston, Ontario) was the long-time general manager, coach, and president for the Boston Bruins NHL hockey team, and was the coach of Team Canada ...
Herb Brooks Herbert Paul Brooks, Jr. was an American ice hockey player and coach. His most notable achievement came in 1980 as head coach of the gold medal-winning U.S.Olympic hockey team at Lake Placid.
Hobey Baker Hobart Amory Hare "Hobey" Baker (January 15, 1892 – December 21, 1918) was an American amateur athlete of the early twentieth century.
Jack Adams (ice hockey b. 1895) John James "Jack" Adams (June 14, 1895 – May 1, 1968) was a Canadian professional hockey player, coach and general manager in the National Hockey League and Pacific Coast Hockey Association.
Jack Butterfield Jack Butterfield was a professional ice hockey administrator and the long-time president of the American Hockey League, serving the longest tenure of any AHL executive.
James D. Norris James Dougan Norris (November 6, 1906 – February 25, 1966) was an American sports businessman, with interests in boxing, ice hockey, and horse racing.
James E. Norris James E. Norris (December 10, 1879 – December 4, 1952) was a Canadian-American businessman, operating companies in the grain and cattle industries, and owner of the Detroit Red Wings of the Nati...
Jim Devellano James "Jimmy" Devellano (born January 18, 1943) currently serves as the senior vice-president & alternate governor of the Detroit Red Wings National Hockey League (NHL) team and vice-president o...
Jim Hendy James Cecil "Jim" Hendy (May 5, 1906 – January 14, 1961) was an ice hockey writer, historian, and statistician born in Barbados, British West Indies.
Joe Mullen Joseph Patrick Mullen is an American former professional ice hockey player. He played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League with the St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins between 1980 and 1997.
John Davidson (ice hockey) John Davidson (born February 27, 1953 in Ottawa, Ontario), is the president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets and a former goaltender for the St. Louis Blues (1973–75) and ...
John Halligan (ice hockey) John Halligan, former New York Rangers public relations director and NHL executive, died Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at the age of 68.
John Kilpatrick John Reed Kilpatrick was an American athlete, soldier, and sports businessperson.
John MacInnes John J. MacInnes was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender and NCAA hockey head coach.
John Mariucci John Mariucci (May 8, 1916 - March 23, 1987) was an American ice hockey player, administrator and coach.
John Mayasich John Edward Mayasich (born May 22, 1933 in Eveleth, Minnesota) is a former American ice hockey player.
John P. Riley, Jr. John Patrick "Jack" Riley (born June 15, 1920) is an American former ice hockey player and coach.
John Ziegler (ice hockey) John A. Ziegler, Jr (born February 9, 1934) was the fourth president of the National Hockey League.
John Ziegler, Jr. John A. Ziegler, Jr (born February 9, 1934) was the fourth president of the National Hockey League.
Johnny Bucyk John Paul "Chief" Bucyk (born May 12, 1935) is a retired Ukrainian Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Keith Allen (ice hockey) Courtney Keith Allen (August 21, 1923 – February 4, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and National Hockey League (NHL) head coach and general manager.
Ken Morrow Kenneth Arlington Morrow (born October 17, 1956 in Flint, Michigan) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman and currently serves as the New York Islanders' director of pro scouting.
Larry Pleau Lawrence Winslow Pleau (born January 29, 1947 in Lynn, Massachusetts) is former senior vice president and General Manager of the St. Louis Blues.
Len Ceglarski Leonard Stanley Ceglarski (born June 27, 1926) is a native of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
Lou Lamoriello Louis A. Lamoriello (born October 21, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island) is the president and general manager of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Lou Nanne Louis Vincent Nanne (born June 2, 1941) is a Canadian-born American former National Hockey League defenceman and general manager.
Lou Vairo Lou Vairo (born February 25, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American ice hockey coach.
Lynn Patrick Joseph Lynn Patrick (February 3, 1912 – January 26, 1980) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and executive.
Marcel Dionne Marcel Elphège "Little Beaver" Dionne (born August 3, 1951) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Lo...
Mario Lemieux Mario Lemieux, OC, CQ (born October 5, 1965) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.
Mark Messier Mark Douglas Messier (born January 18, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre of the National Hockey League and former special assistant to the president and general manager o...
Max McNab Maxwell Douglas McNab was a Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and NHL general manager.
Mike Emrick Michael "Doc" Emrick (born August 1, 1946) is an American sports commentator noted mostly for his work in ice hockey.
Mike Ilitch Michael "Mike" Ilitch Sr. (born July 20, 1929) is an American entrepreneur, founder and owner of the international fast food franchise Little Caesars Pizza.
Mike Richter Michael Thomas Richter (born September 22, 1966) is a former ice hockey goaltender.
Milt Schmidt Milton Conrad Schmidt (born March 5, 1918) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre, coach and general manager, mostly for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
Murray Armstrong Murray Alexander Armstrong (January 1, 1916 – December 8, 2010) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and NCAA ice hockey Head Coach.
Murray Murdoch John Murray Murdoch (May 19, 1904 – May 17, 2001) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and coach.
Neal Broten Neal LaMoy Broten (born November 29, 1959) is a retired American professional ice hockey player.
Pat LaFontaine Patrick Michael LaFontaine (born February 22, 1965) is an American former ice hockey center in the National Hockey League (NHL) who spent his entire career playing for the league's New York Stat...
Peter Karmanos, Jr. Peter Karmanos, Jr. (born March 11, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan) is the majority owner and chief executive officer of the Carolina Hurricanes, Plymouth Whalers and Florida Everblades hockey franchises.
Phil Esposito Philip Anthony Esposito, OC is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre. A member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, he played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Black Hawks, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers.
Phil Housley Phillip Francis Housley (born March 9, 1964) is a former American ice hockey player who played for the Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, New Jersey Devils, Washingt...
Ray Bourque Raymond Jean Bourque (born December 28, 1960) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.
Ray Miron Ray Miron (born 1929 in Cornwall, Ontario) is the former owner of the new Central Hockey League, founded in 1992 by Miron and William "Bill" Levins, as well as a former National Hockey League ex...
Raymond Bourque Raymond Jean Bourque (born December 28, 1960) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player.
Red Berenson Gordon Arthur "Red, The Red Baron" Berenson (born December 8, 1939) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre and is currently in his 30th year as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines...
Red Dutton Norman Alexander "Mervyn" "Red" Dutton (July 23, 1897 – March 15, 1987) was a Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive.
Reed Larson Reed David Larson (born July 30, 1956) is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman and former captain of the Detroit Red Wings who played 904 regular season games in the National Hockey Leag...
Rod Gilbert Rodrigue Gabriel Gilbert (born July 1, 1941) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League.
Scotty Bowman William Scott Bowman, OC (born September 18, 1933) is a retired National Hockey League head coach.
Seymour H. Knox III Seymour Horace Knox III (March 9, 1926 in Buffalo, New York – May 22, 1996 in Buffalo) was a philanthropist and sports entrepreneur.
Stan Fischler Stan Fischler (born March 31, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York) is a hockey and New York City Subway historian, broadcaster, author and professor.
Stan Mikita Stanislav "Stan" Mikita (born Stanislav Guoth; May 20, 1940), is a Slovak-born Canadian retired professional ice hockey player for the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League, generally regarded as the best centre of the 1960s.
Steve Yzerman Stephen Gregory Yzerman (born May 9, 1965) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and current general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League.
Ted Lindsay Robert Blake Theodore “Terrible Ted" Lindsay (born July 29, 1925) is a former professional ice hockey player, a forward for the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey L...
Terry Sawchuk Terrance Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 – May 31, 1970) was a Ukrainian-Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Win...
Tommy Ivan Thomas Nathaniel Ivan (January 31, 1911 – June 25, 1999) was a Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager.
Tommy Lockhart Tommy Lockhart (March 21, 1892 in New York City – May 18, 1979) was an American ice hockey advocate, organizer and administrator.
Walter A. Brown Walter A. Brown (February 10, 1905 – September 7, 1964) was the original owner of the Boston Celtics as well as an important figure in the development of ice hockey in the United States.
Walter Bush Walter L. Bush, Jr. (born September 25, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American ice hockey administrator.
Wayne Gretzky Wayne Douglas Gretzky, CC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999.
Weston Adams Weston Woollard Adams was an American hockey executive with the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League.
William Thayer Tutt William Thayer Tutt (March 2, 1912 in Coronado, California - February 24, 1989 at El Paso) was an executive for several ice hockey leagues and organizations.
Willie O'Ree Willie Eldon O'Ree, OC, ONB (born October 15, 1935, in Fredericton, New Brunswick) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, known best for being the first black player in the Nationa...