McLennan Named Assistant In Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League announced that Jamie McLennan, who played in the ECHL as a rookie, has been named an assistant coach.

The Las Vegas Wranglers are the ECHL affiliate of Calgary of the NHL and the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

Selected in the third round (48th overall) by the New York Islanders in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, McLennan was 16-12-2 with a goals-against average of 3.72 and a save percentage of .891 in 32 regular season games with Richmond of the ECHL in 1991-92.

The 38 year old played 11 seasons in the NHL and was 80-109-36 with 13 shutouts, a goals-against average of 2.68 and a save percentage of .901 in 254 games with Calgary, the Florida Panthers, the Minnesota Wild, the New York Islanders, the New York Rangers and the St. Louis Blues from 1993-2007.

He was awarded the Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy in 1998 as the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.