Head Coach Florida Panthers
Nicknamed "The Boogieman", Bob Boughner is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the Florida Panthers. As head coach of the Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario Hockey League, Boughner won two Memorial Cup Canadian major junior national championships, in 2009 and 2010 and won the CHL's Brian Kilrea Coach of the Year Award twice, in 2008 and 2009. He sees the game in a modern way and will blow you away with his preparation, his passion, knowledge and dedication.
Boughner grew up in the Windsor area playing minor hockey. He went on from there to play 10 years in the NHL with Buffalo, Nashville, Pittsburg, Calgary, Carolina and Colorado. Boughner won two Memorial Cup Canadian major junior national championships, in 2009 and 2010 and won the CHL's Brian Kilrea Coach of the Year Award twice, in 2008 and 2009.
Bring the excitement of the NHL and the cache of a NHL celebrity to your events, golf tournaments or corporate dinners by having Bob Boughner act as your host, emcee or engage in a meet and greet. As a local native to Windsor, Ontario, his tie to his community, success in the big leagues and his compelling, personal stories make Bob Boughner a great speaker, as well.
Hockey Stories - Life in the NHL
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