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Dave Tippett Biography
Dave Tippett was born August 25, 1961, in Moosomin, Saskatchewan, Canada and is the coach of the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the former head coach of the Dallas Stars. He was the fourth head coach of the Stars (19th in the history of the franchise), since accepting the job on May 21, 2002 and getting fired on June 10, 2009. He is also a former left winger who played in the NHL for the Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals.
Prior to coaching in the NHL, Tippet was a head coach in the International Hockey League with the Houston Aeros where he coached them to the 1999 Turner Cup where they beat the Orlando Solar Bears, 43. That same year, Tippett was named the IHL Coach of the Year when the Aeros received the Fred A. Huber Jr. Memorial Trophy for the league's best regular season record (541513).
Tippett came to Dallas after a stint as assistant coach with the Los Angeles Kings that lasted three full seasons, helping to lead the Kings to the playoffs all three seasons, after the team qualified for post-season play just one out of the previous six seasons.
As head coach for the Dallas Stars, Tippet had a career record of 874827 as of the end of the 200708 season. Tippett had a home record of 561414 which currently ranks him fifth in the NHL for coaches with a minimum of 50 career home wins. At the close of the 200607 season, Tippett joined an exclusive group of NHL head coaches that have led their respective clubs to back-to-back 50-win campaigns. He joins Mike Babcock (Detroit Red Wings), Scotty Bowman (Montreal), Tom Johnson (Boston), Mike Keenan (Philadelphia), Glen Sather (Edmonton), and Fred Shero (Philadelphia).
Tippet was released from his contract by the Dallas Stars organization on June 10th, 2009, and was replaced by Marc Crawford.
On September 24, 2009, Tippett took over coaching duties of the Phoenix Coyotes after Wayne Gretzky stepped down hours before.
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