Bob never made it to the NHL, playing his entire career in the minor leagues. He had two stints as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers and also served as the team's general manager during the latter stint. He was also the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks and an assistant coach for the Edmonton Oilers on two different occasions. With Vancouver in 1988–89, he was runner-up to Montreal's Pat Burns for the Jack Adams Trophy as NHL Coach of the Year. He is currently a Pro Scout with the Detroit Red Wings. He won the Stanley Cup with Edmonton Oilers in 1987 as Director of Player Development, 2002 and 2008 as a Scout with Detroit. McCammon had name added to the Stanley Cup in 2002 with Detroit.