Bowman named to Order of Hockey Canada
SASKATOON - Scotty Bowman, Murray Costello and Fran Rider were welcomed into the Order of Hockey Canada ranks. Bowman owns 14 Stanley Cups with four different teams including nine as a head coach. He holds the NHL record for most wins by a coach with 1,244 in the regular season and 223 more in the playoffs. Costello served as president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association and Hockey Canada from 1979 to 1998, and was vice-president of the International Ice Hockey Federation from 2008 to 2012. Fran Rider, president and CEO of the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association, has played a vital role in the development of women’s hockey as a player, coach volunteer and executive since 1967.