Head Coach Vegas Golden Knights
Named the first coach of the Vegas Golden Knights, Gerard Gallant brings 6 seasons of NHL Coaching experience to the team. He also played in the NHL and internationally. Despite his small stature (5’ 10”) he was known as a tough competitor and a challenge to play against.
Described as fiery, gritty, intense - but always a player’s coach - Gerard uses this tenacity to engage and deliver results to his team and players. Let him show you how to get the same results with your organization.
Gallant was a standout left wing as a player, primarily for the Detroit Red Wings — scoring at least 34 goals in four straight seasons from 1986 through 1990 and finishing his NHL career with 211 goals in 615 games. He later was a head coach in Columbus and an assistant in Montreal, among other stops.
Speakers Like Gerard Gallant
Bring the excitement of the NHL and the cache of a NHL celebrity to your events, golf tournaments or corporate dinners by having Gerard Gallant act as your host, emcee or engage in a meet and greet. As a local native to Summerside, P.E.I., his ties to his community, success in the big leagues and his compelling, personal stories make Gerard Gallant a great speaker, as well.
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