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A legacy built on guiding the thunder


Behind every great team is a great coach, here we reflect on the eight head coaches that have been tasked with guiding the organization since its infancy. From Terry Crisp leading the inaugural group and introducing the Bay Area to hockey in 1992, to John Tortorella lifting the Bolts to new heights with the Stanley Cup Championship in 2004, each has left their own, unique imprint.


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