Sid Abel

Sidney Gerald Abel, "Boot Nose"
Born: February 22, 1918
Melville, SK Canada
Deceased: February 7, 2000
Farmington, MI USA
Coaching Career: 1952-1975
Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame in 1969.

Sid Abel compiled a record of 382 wins and 427 losses and 155 ties in his coaching career with the Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues and Kansas City Scouts. He began coaching during the 1952 season and last coached during the 1975 campaign. Abel was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1969.

Coaching Record:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season League Team G W L T OTL Pts Pts% Win% G W L Win%
1952-53NHLChicago Black Hawks70272815096.457.493 734.429
1953-54NHLChicago Black Hawks7012517043.205.221
1957-58NHLDetroit Red Wings3316125053.535.561 404.000
1958-59NHLDetroit Red Wings7025378083.395.414
1959-60NHLDetroit Red Wings70262915093.443.479 624.333
1960-61NHLDetroit Red Wings70252916091.433.471 1165.545
1961-62NHLDetroit Red Wings70233314083.395.429
1962-63NHLDetroit Red Wings703225130109.519.550 1156.455
1963-64NHLDetroit Red Wings703029110101.481.507 1477.500
1964-65NHLDetroit Red Wings70402370127.605.621 734.429
1965-66NHLDetroit Red Wings703127120105.500.529 1266.500
1966-67NHLDetroit Red Wings7027394085.405.414
1967-68NHLDetroit Red Wings74273512093.419.446
1969-70NHLDetroit Red Wings743821150129.581.615 404.000
1971-72NHLSt. Louis Blues10361010.333.350
1975-76NHLKansas City Scouts303000.000.000
Totals96438242715501301.450.477 763244.421