Phil Myre is often best remembered for his dramatic performances in the Philadelphia Flyers’ legendary 35-game unbeaten streak during the 1979-80 season – a record that remains unbeaten by any sports team to date. When it comes to hockey, Phil has truly done it all: His goaltending career spans 439 games over 14 years with six different NHL teams: Montreal Canadiens, Atlanta Flames, St. Louis Blues, Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado Rockies, and Buffalo Sabres. In addition to the Flyers’ streak, his career highlights include a Memorial Cup (1968), Calder Cup (1983), World Championship Bronze Medal (1986), and a Stanley Cup Championship (Montreal Canadiens, 1971).
Myre retired from the net in 1984, and made a smooth transition into coaching and scouting, often assuming multiple roles. Over the last 14 years, he has served as Assistant Coach, Goaltending Coach, and Pro Scout with numerous NHL organizations, including the Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators, and Florida Panthers. His encouraging spirit, focused discipline, and keen eye for talent have made him a well-respected name throughout the National Hockey League.As a speaker, Myre candidly relates his professional career to everyday life and business. Whether reciting colorful and humorous locker room anecdotes, or poignantly revealing the challenges of a life lived on the road, Phil’s grounded and honest perspectives are sure to inspire. Key topics and programs include:
- The Visionary Attitude: Building a Winning Team
- Hockey and Me: Growing through the NHL expansion
- Center Ice: Achieving Balance in Sports…and Life
- Overcoming Adversity
- How to Coach a Winning Goalie
- Sports: A Hobby or Your Career?
Testimonial: “We’ve had the pleasure of working with Phil on a number of occasions over the years at our annual Coaches’ Clinic. He’s been with us as an attendee, exhibitor, presenter and member of our Guest NHL Panel. He is a terrific speaker, has a wealth of experience and a wonderful sense of humor. He is professional at all times, reliable and willing to go that extra mile to help out his colleagues. We would highly recommend Phil for any speaking engagements.” February 1, 2011. Marshall Starkman, Co-Owner/Director, Roger Neilson’s Hockey
worked directly with Phil at FLORIDA PANTHERS