Sunday, January 27, 2013

Gardiner MacDougall


With the Varsity Reds 2-1 victory over St. FX last night UNB head coach Gardiner MacDougall became only the 7th head coach in CIS history to accumulate 300 victories, joining Dave Adolph (Saskatchewan), Clare Drake (Alberta), Wayne Gowing (Laurier), Graham Wise (Ryerson), Clarke Singer (Western), and Jacques Laporte (UQTR). He ranks 4th among active coaches behind only Adolph (400), Wise (353), and Singer (314), who is taking a sabbatical this year and is expected to return behind the Mustang's bench next season.

Here are some more numbers regarding MacDougall:

- His overall record (conference, playoffs, University Cup) currently sits at 300 wins - 115 losses - 18 ties - 16 OT/SO losses in 13 seasons behind the V-Reds bench, which is good for a 0.706 winning percentage.

- Broken down further, he is 243-84-18-16 in conference play (0.720 winning percentage), 42-26 in the AUS playoffs (0.618), and 15-5 in the University Cup (0.750).

- By season his record has been:
     2000/2001 = 13-10-5-0 conference record, 3-3 playoffs record
     2001/2002 = 14-10-4-0 conference, 2-2 playoffs
     2002/2003 = 15-12-1-0 conference, 7-2 playoffs, 1-2 University Cup
     2003/2004 = 16-5-3-4 conference, 0-2 playoffs, 2-1 University Cup
     2004/2005 = 15-11-1-1 conference, 2-2 playoffs
     2005/2006 = 15-8-4-1 conference, 4-4 playoffs
     2006/2007 = 18-7-0-3 conference, 3-3 playoffs, 3-0 University Cup
     2007/2008 = 26-1-0-1 conference, 5-0 playoffs, 2-1 University Cup
     2008/2009 = 21-4-0-3 conference, 4-2 playoffs, 3-0 University Cup
     2009/2010 = 27-1-0-0 conference, 0-3 playoffs
     2010/2011 = 23-5-0-0 conference, 6-3 playoffs, 3-0 University Cup
     2011/2012 = 20-5-0-3 conference, 6-0 playoffs, 1-1 University Cup
     2012/2013 = 20-5-0-0 (IN PROGRESS)

- By opponent his record has been:
     Acadia = 36-13-1-2 conference record, 8-7 playoffs record
     Dalhousie = 38-10-2-2 conference, 0-4 playoffs
     Moncton = 32-13-2-4 conference, 5-2 playoffs
     Saint Mary's = 25-20-4-3 conference, 5-2 playoffs
     St. FX = 35-10-5-2 conference, 14-10 playoffs
     St. Thomas = 41-6-3-1 conference, 5-1 playoffs
     UPEI = 36-12-1-2 conference, 5-0 playoffs

- His record at the University Cup includes a 2-2 record vs. Alberta, 2-1 vs. Western, 2-1 vs. UQTR, 2-0 vs. Lakehead, 2-0 vs. Saskatchewan, 1-0 vs. Calgary, 1-0 vs. McGill, 1-0 vs. Moncton, 1-0 vs. Brock, 1-0 vs. Ottawa, and 0-1 vs. St. FX.

- At the AUC MacDougall's record is 137-33-7-3 in conference games (0.789 winning percentage) and 27-10 in playoff games (0.730)

-On the road MacDougall has accumulated a record of 106-51-11-13 in conference play (0.652), but only 15-16 in playoff games (0.484).

- In exhibition games, which does not count towards the 300 victories, MacDougall has a record of 77-29-3-4 (0.712), which includes a mark of 48-8-1-1 (0.845) in home games and 29-21-2-3 (0.573) in road games.

- When taking into consideration every game (exhibition, conference, playoff, University Cup) MacDougall`s overall record while at UNB is 377-144-21-20 (0.707) - 212-51-8-4 (0.793) at home and 150-88-13-16 (0.616) on the road and 15-5 (0.750) in the University Cup, which I classified as neutral site games despite 11 out of the 20 having been played at the AUC.

Special thanks to Eric Drummie and the ReDSea Database for contributing to this post.