Early Rankings for the Top 2013-14 Jack Adams Trophy Candidates

« Prev
1 of 9
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Early Rankings for the Top 2013-14 Jack Adams Trophy Candidates
Graig Abel/Getty Images
Bruce Boudreau

NHL head coaches are judged on the bottom line.

If they are going to be successful, they have to teach, motivate, find advantageous matchups and understand each of their players' strengths and weaknesses.

It's often difficult to judge head coaches because of the disparity of talent throughout the league. Coaches like Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks and Claude Julien of the Boston Bruins piloted their teams to the Stanley Cup Final last year, and they are expected to have excellent seasons in 2013-14.

Based on expectations and performances, here's our ranking for the Jack Adams Award, which goes to the top head coach in the league.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow B/R on Facebook

NHL

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.