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List of Bob Kullen Coach of the Year Award

The Bob Kullen Coach of the Year Award is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the Hockey East regular season to the best coach in the conference as voted by the head coaches of each Hockey East team.[2] The award was renamed in honor of Bob Kullen who served as head coach of New Hampshire in the late-80's before heart disease forced him to receive a heart transplant and subsequently retire shortly before his death in 1990.[3]

Bob Kullen Coach of the Year Award
SportIce hockey
Given forto the head coach who is considered to have demonstrated the highest number of significant accomplishments over the course of the season as voted by the conference's head coaches.[1]
First award1985
Most recentGreg Carvel

The Coach of the Year was first awarded in 1985 and every year thereafter.

The award as been shared once, in 2009–10, between Merrimack's Mark Dennehy and New Hampshire's Dick Umile. (as of 2013)

Award winnersEdit

See alsoEdit



  • "Hockey East Awards". Hockey East Online. Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  • "Hockey East Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-08-16.


  1. ^ "Hockey East Awards". Hockey East Online. Archived from the original on 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2013-08-16. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "UMaine's Abbott named Hockey East Player of the Year, Hobey Baker finalist". The Maine Campus. 2012-03-15. Archived from the original on 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2013-08-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Robert A. Kullen '71". Bowdoin Athletics. Retrieved 2013-08-16.

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