Larry Robinson
New Jersey - Head Coach
Larry Robinson was named associate coach of the San Jose Sharks on July 9, 2012.
Years Coached:8 years
Last Season Coached:2005-2006
Awards:Stanley Cup (1)
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Larry Robinson was named associate coach of the San Jose Sharks on July 9, 2012.

Prior to taking the job with San Jose, Robinson spent over 16 seasons with the Devils organization as head coach, assistant coach and special assignment coach…Served as head coach of the Devils July 14- December 19, 2005 and March 23, 2000-January 28, 2002.
Larry Robinson was just third coach in NHL history to take over a team in mid-season and win a Stanley Cup…Served as assistant coach for World All-Star Team, 2001…Re-joined club May 26, 1999 after spending the previous four seasons as head coach with Los Angeles…Compiled a 122-161-45 (.441) mark behind the Kings’ bench after being named to that position July 26, 1995…Spent three-plus seasons as an assistant coach with the Devils, including the 1995 Stanley Cup Championship team, marking his first career coaching assignment…Joined New Jersey for first time June 30, 1993, after a one-year absence from hockey…Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame, November 1995; professional playing career spanned 21 years, including 20 NHL seasons…Retired as an active player at conclusion of the 1991-92 season following a record-setting career…Among other accomplishments, was a member of six Stanley Cup Championship teams with the Montreal Canadiens; his no. 19 was retired by club November 19, 2007…Two-time recipient of the Norris Trophy as NHL’s best defenseman (1977, 1980)…Named to the NHL First All-Star Team three times, NHL Second All-Star Team three times, and made ten All-Star Game appearances…His 20 playoff seasons are tied for the third most in NHL history, while his 227 post-season games played is eighth in league history; never missed the post-season during his entire pro career…Spent his first full pro season (1971-72) and part of the next with the Nova Scotia Voyageurs (AHL) before arriving in the NHL for good…Spent first 17 seasons of his NHL career with Montreal before signing as a free agent with the Kings, July 25, 1989…Spent final three years of playing career with Los Angeles…Among defensemen in NHL history, his games-played total ranks 13th, assist/point totals ninth…Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, November 2004…Is a polo enthusiast, owns several polo ponies…Born June 2, 1951 in Winchester, Ont…Larry and his wife, Jeannette, have a son, Jeffrey, daughter, Rachelle and three grandchildren.