But Dave is probably best known as the assistant coach to Scotty Bowman for the three Stanley Cups in '97, '98 and 2002. After Bowman retired, he became the team's head coach, leading them to two 48 win seasons and a President's Trophy. He went on to coach the Bruins and spent time as assistant coach of both the Kings and Hurricanes.
Dave posted a Game-Winning-Goal for the Islanders in a game versus the Los Angeles Kings on this date in 1977.
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