Brian Blair Kilrea


Athlete : Hockey
Year Inducted: 1990
Date of Birth: October 21st, 1934
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

As a player, nine AHL seasons with Springfield, on three Calder Cup winners. Made NHL appearances with Detroit and LA, scoring Kings first goal. Turned to coaching with 67’s in 1974-75 and is still behind the bench. Missed three seasons, two with New York Islanders and one as GM only of 67’s. Is only Major junior coach to win over 1,000 games. Won Memorial Cup in 1984 and 1999. Coached National Juniors 1983. Member of Hockey Hall of Fame.