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John Cunniff

Full name: John Paul Cunniff
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: July 9, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 9, 2002 in Albany, New York, United States
Affiliations: Boston College Eagles, Chestnut Hill (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Biography

As a college player for the Boston Eagles, Cunniff averaged 2 points per game. The left-winger then embarked on a long career playing in the minor leagues, never making it to the NHL. Cunniff then turned to coaching. He briefly led the Hartford Whalers in the 1982/1983 season, and went on to become assistant coach with the Boston Bruins. He then joined the New Jersey Devils franchise, first as a head coach (1989-1991), later also in various other functions. In addition, Cunniff served on the coaching staff of three U.S. Olympic teams (1994, 1998 and 2002). He died of throat cancer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 6

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 6 1968-02-04 1 4 2
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #1 2 1968-02-06 TCH 5, USA 1 0 0 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #4 2 1968-02-07 SWE 4, USA 3 0 0 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #10 2 1968-02-09 URS 10, USA 2 0 1 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #13 2 1968-02-11 CAN 3, USA 2 0 1 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #17 1 1968-02-12 USA 8, FRG 1 1 2 2
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #21 1 1968-02-15 USA 6, GDR 4 0 0 0
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #26 1T 1968-02-17 USA 1, FIN 1 0 0 0
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