Lane Lambert

Head Coach New York Islanders

Head Coach New York Islanders
Add to My List

Lane Douglas Lambert, a highly respected figure in the world of ice hockey, is renowned for his remarkable coaching skills and extensive experience in the game. Currently serving as the head coach for the New York Islanders, Lambert's passion for the sport shines through in his leadership style and ability to inspire both players and audiences alike.

Drafted 25th overall in the second round of the 1983 NHL Entry Draft, Lambert enjoyed a successful playing career spanning six seasons with the Quebec Nordiques, New York Rangers, and Detroit Red Wings. His time on the ice provided him with invaluable insights into the game, which he now channels into his coaching strategies.

Lambert's coaching journey began in 2007 when he assumed the role of head coach for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL). After proving his mettle in guiding the Admirals, Lambert was promoted to assistant coach for the Nashville Predators in 2011. During this time, he made significant contributions to the team's success and further honed his coaching prowess.

Following a memorable stint as an assistant coach with the Washington Capitals during their triumphant Stanley Cup campaign in 2018, Lambert joined the New York Islanders as an integral member of the coaching staff. With the departure of head coach Barry Trotz, Lambert's outstanding coaching abilities were recognized, leading to his promotion as head coach on May 16, 2022.

To book Lane Lambert for an engaging and insightful speaking engagement, contact As a captivating storyteller, Lambert has the ability to connect with audiences and share invaluable lessons on teamwork, perseverance, and achieving greatness.

Don't miss the chance to bring the expertise and inspiring stories of Lane Lambert to your event. Contact today and witness firsthand the impact of his leadership and passion for the game of hockey.

Speakers Like Lane Lambert

Check Speaker Availability and Pricing

"*" indicates required fields

Speaking Topics

Hockey Stories - Life in the NHL

What’s it really like to run a professional NHL team? Look behind the boards to hear tales from the bench, locker room and about the players themselves. This unique insight will provide you with lessons on goal setting, the winning edge sprinkled with humor and stories that you won’t hear anywhere else!



What does it take to win a Stanley Cup? Success in the NHL parallels success in business. Learn from the greatest sports leaders today on how they lead their business and, as importantly, deal with setbacks to refocus on meeting their end goals.


Motivating Millennials

One of the hottest debates today is “How do you motivate Millennials to drive your business forward?” Hear from one of the best NHL Coaches, who take a different group of Millennials each year and motivate them to the reach their highest performance both individually and as a team.