Date Coach Opposition Dec. Score

Oct. 4, 2019 Alain Vigneault vs. Chicago Blackhawks W 4-3

Dec. 8, 2018 Scott Gordon at Vancouver Canucks L 5-1

Oct. 8, 2015 Dave Hakstol at Tampa Bay Lightning L 3-2 (OT)

Oct. 8, 2013 Craig Berube vs. Florida Panthers W 2-1

Dec. 5, 2009 Peter Laviolette vs. Washington Capitals L 8-2

Oct. 26, 2006 John Stevens vs. Atlanta Thrashers W 3-2 (SHO)

Oct. 10, 2002 Ken Hitchcock at Edmonton Oilers T 2-2 (OT)

Dec. 10, 2000 Bill Barber vs. N.Y. Islanders W 5-2

Oct. 5, 2000 Craig Ramsey vs. Vancouver Canucks W 6-3

March 10, 1998 Roger Neilson vs. New Jersey Devils T 2-2 (OT)

Oct. 1, 1997 Wayne Cashman vs. Florida Panthers W 3-1

Jan. 21, 1995 Terry Murray vs. Quebec Nordiques L 3-1

Oct. 5, 1993 Terry Simpson vs. Pittsburgh Penguins W 4-3

Dec. 5, 1991 Bill Dineen vs. Washington Capitals L 6-3

Oct. 6, 1988 Paul Holmgren vs. New Jersey Devils W 4-1

Oct. 11, 1984 Mike Keenan vs. Washington Capitals T 2-2 (OT)

March 20, 1982 Bob McCammon at Hartford Whalers W 5-2

Feb. 1, 1979 Pat Quinn vs. N.Y. Islanders L 4-1

Oct. 12, 1978 Bob McCammon at N.Y. Rangers T 3-3

Oct. 9. 1971 Fred Shero at Pittsburgh Penguins L 3-2

Oct. 11, 1969 Vic Stasiuk at Minnesota North Stars L 4-0

Oct. 11, 1967 Keith Allen at Oakland Seals L 5-1

Overall record of coaches in their debut: 9-9-4