Late NHL coach who coached over one thousand games with teams like the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and New Jersey Devils. He won the Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2003 and was posthumously inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014.
He worked as a police officer in Quebec before becoming a hockey coach.
The arena at Stanstead College in Quebec was named in his honor in 2011.
He was married to Line Burns and had two children.
He coached goalie Martin Brodeur to a Stanley Cup Final victory as the coach of the Devils.