John Muckler

Canadian ice hockey coach and executive

John Muckler (April 13, 1934 – January 4, 2021) was a Canadian professional hockey coach and executive. He was a manager and executive for many National Hockey League (NHL) teams. He had been a part of five Stanley Cup championships. He managed the Minnesota North Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Buffalo Sabres, New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators and Phoenix Coyotes. Muckler was born in Midland, Ontario.

John Muckler in 1971

Muckler died on January 4, 2021 in Buffalo, New York at the age of 86.[1]


  1. "RELEASE: Oilers mourn the passing of John Muckler". Edmonton Oilers. 4 January 2021. Retrieved 4 January 2021.