Al Coates is an executive in the National Hockey League who last served as the Executive Director of 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship. Coates is a former General Manager of the Calgary Flames, a post he held from November, 1995 until the end of the 1999–2000 NHL season. He then went on to serve as the Vice President of Hartford Sports and Entertainment for the New York Rangers. Coates later served as interim General Manager of the Anaheim Ducks in 2004–05 before becoming the Senior Advisor to the General Manager. Al Coates was hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs in June 2008 to be the director of player personnel.
He won the Stanley Cup in 1989 with Calgary as Assistant to the President, and in 2007 with Anaheim as Senior Advisor to the General Manager.
- Al Coates' profile at mightyducks.com
- Globe and Mail: Leafs add Al Coates
- Globe and Mail: Wilson backs visors for all his troops
|Atlanta / Calgary Flames general managers|
|Calgary Flames||Fletcher • Risebrough • Coates • Button • Sutter|
|Anaheim Ducks general managers|
|Ferreira • Gauthier • B. Murray • Coates • Burke • R. Murray|