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John Muckler, coach who won 5 Cups with Oilers, dies at 86

John Muckler, coach who won 5 Cups with Oilers, dies at 86

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — John Muckler, who coached four NHL teams and won five Stanley Cup championships with the Edmonton Oilers, has died. He was 86.The Oilers confirmed Muckler’s demise Monday night. No trigger was given.Muckler was phase of the workers that do collectively the Oilers dynasty of the 1980s. He joined Edmonton in 1982 as an assistant coach below Glen Sather and won five Stanley Cups with the organization from 1984-90, the final observe one as head coach.When the Midland, Ontario, native left Edmonton, he served as director of operations and head coach for the Buffalo Sabres from 1991-95. Muckler also was head coach of the Soundless York Rangers from 1997-2000, and spent 35 video games accountable of the 1968-69 Minnesota North Stars.He was general supervisor of the Ottaw...