Scott Gordon (born February 6, 1963 in Brockton, Massachusetts), is an American born professional hockey coach and former professional hockey goaltender. He is a former head coach of the American Hockey League's Providence Bruins and the National Hockey League's New York Islanders.
Gordon played three years at Boston College and made hockey history on March 16, 1985. Gordon and Chris Terreri (playing with Providence College) both placed water bottles on the top of their nets. This would be the first time ever that goalies would place water bottles on the top of nets in a hockey game.
After Boston College, Gordon moved on to an eight year career in professional hockey. Gordon started his career as a goaltender for the Fredericton Express, the AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. The following season, he played for the Baltimore Skipjacks, going 7-18-3.