Phoenix Coyotes

Head Coach
Wayne Gretzky
Notes:
Now in his fourth season as head coach of the Coyotes
Signed 5-year contract to remain as head coach on May 31, 2006
CAREER COYOTES REGULAR SEASON COACHING RECORD: 319 games, 137-158-24

- Recorded his 100th career win as a coach at LA, Feb. 18, 2008
- Attended 2006 Olympics in Torino as Executive Director of Team Canada
- Took leave of absence from Dec. 17-27, 2005, missing 5 games
- Coached PHX to 4-3 OT win in first return to EDM as head coach, Oct. 18, 2005
- Gained 1st road NHL coaching win on Oct. 17, 2005 at CGY (2-0)
- Captured 1st NHL head coaching win on Oct. 8, 2005 vs. MIN (2-1) in home opener
- Made NHL coaching debut on Oct. 5, 2005 at VAN (3-2 loss)

- Named Coyotes head coach on Aug. 8, 2005
- In his sixth season as managing partner and alternate governor
- Officially joined Coyotes organization on Feb. 15, 2001

- Served as Executive Director of Team Canada
-Responsible for leading Team Canada to a Gold Medal victory at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and the 2004 World Cup of hockey tittle.

- Held or shared 61 NHL records upon his final game as a player on Apr. 18, 1999
- The NHL's all-time leader in goals (894), assists (1,963), and points (2,857)
- The NHL's all-time playoff leader in goals (122), assists (260), and points (382)
- Holds NHL single-season record for goals with 92 in 1981-82
- Holds NHL single-season record for assists with 163 in 1985-86
- Holds NHL single-season record for points with 215 in 1985-86
- Won 4 Stanley Cup Championships as a player
- Won 3 Canada Cup tournament titles as a player
- Won 10 Art Trophies as NHL's leading scorer
- Won 9 Hart Trophies as league MVP
- Earned 5 Lady Byng Trophies as NHL's most gentlemanly player
- Made 18 consecutive All-Star Game appearances, winning 3 All-Star MVP awards
- Named to NHL First All-Star Team 8 times
- Named to NHL Second All-Star Team 7 times
- Ranked top hockey player of all-time by committee assembled by The Hockey News in 1997
- Had No. 99 retired by all NHL clubs following final game as a player
- Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 22, 1999
- Became 10th and final player to have three-year waiting period for Hockey Hall of Fame induction waived



Goaltenders

30 Ilya Bryzgalov G
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6'3'', 208 06/22/1980 ( 28 ), Togliatti, RUS 6 NHL / 2 PHX Season
Last Win: MAR 21, 2009 vs VANCOUVER (1)
Last Shutout: FEB 11, 2009 @ DALLAS (14)
How Acquired: Claimed off waivers from Anaheim on November 17, 2007
Notes:
2008-09:
- Stopped 40 shots in a 3-2 OT loss at DET, Mar.10
- Tied his career and season-high with 43 saves at NSH, Feb. 26
- Made 33 saves in a 1-0 shutout at DAL, Feb. 11
- Stopped 38 shots to record his second shutout of the season vs. DAL, Jan. 10
- Made 33 saves to record his first shutout of the season vs. CBJ, Dec. 20
- Turned aside 30 of 31 shots in a 3-1 win vs. MIN, Dec. 11
- Stopped 38 of 40 shots in a 3-2 SO loss to CHI, Nov. 18
- Made 31 saves to post his third straight win on Nov. 12 at CBJ
- Stopped 61 of 64 shots combined in the first two games (both wins) of the season

2008-09 Season highs:
Saves: 43 - 2 times - Dec. 23 at COL and Feb. 27 at NSH (career-high)

GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
60
3475
23
29
-
6
3
169
2.92
1686
.909
Career
184
10265
75
74
0
19
8
447
2.61
4678
.913


35 Al Montoya G
6'2'', 202 02/13/1985 ( 24 ), Glenview, IL, USA 1 NHL / 1 PHX Season
Last Win: Last Shutout:
How Acquired: From NY Rangers with Marcel Hossa in exchange for Fredrik Sjostrom, Josh Gratton, David LeNeveu and a conditional draft choice, Feb. 26, 2008
Notes:
2008-09:
- Recalled from San Antonio (AHL) on March 23
GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Career
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0