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Who is Adam Oates?
Adam Oates: Adam Robert Oates is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and coach. He played 19 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Edmonton Oilers. Known as an elite playmaker, his career total of 1,079 assists was the fifth highest total in NHL history at the time of his 2004 retirement. After retiring as a player, he served as an assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils prior to joining the Capitals as their head coach for two seasons between 2012 and 2014.
- also known as Оутс, Адам
- born on (53 years ago) in Weston, Ontario
- nationality: Canada
- education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- profession: Engineer, ice hockey player, coach
- Marriage with Donna Oates
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by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
The RPI Engineers picked up a second national championship in 1985, led by future NHL star Adam Oates. Thirteen other colleges play hockey in the state, including an eight-team State University of New York Conference. Seven junior ...
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