January 11, 2012 in Sports

Career Western Hockey League Wins

 

Following is the list of Western Hockey League head coaches with at least 499 WHL victories during their time behind the bench. (* = active head coach)

• Ken Hodge (Edmonton, Portland) – 742

• Ernie McLean (Estevan, New Westminster) – 548*

• Lorne Molleken (Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon) – 543*

• Don Hay (Kamloops, Tri-City, Vancouver) – 541

• Pat Ginnell (Flin Flon, Victoria, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, New Westminster) - 518*

Don Nachbaur (Seattle, Tri-City, Spokane) – 499

Nachbaur file

Was assistant coach for the American Hockey League’s Philadelphia Phantoms from 2000-2002 and head coach for the AHL’s Binghamton Senators from 2009-10. He has been named the WHL Coach of the Year three times – in 1994-95, 2007-08 and 2010-11.

• 1994-2000 – Seattle Thunderbirds, 202 wins

• 2003-2009 – Tri-City Americans, 229

2010-Present – Chiefs, 68


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