08/02/1997 The first coach in NHL history to win 1,000 games
Memories: Scotty Bowman's 1,000th win as head coach
Scotty Bowman becomes the first NHL coach to win 1,000 regular-season games when Brendan Shanahan scores 2:01 into overtime to give the visiting Detroit Red Wings a 6-5 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The victory moves Bowman to 1,000-452-255 with the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Penguins and Red Wings.
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