Barry Melrose

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  • Birth Place: Kelvington, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Profession: Hockey analyst, Former NHL player and coach
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Fast Facts

  • Left home at 15 to play junior hockey.
  • Was a second-round pick by Montreal in 1976.
  • Began his professional hockey career with Cincinnati in the WHA.
  • Played six season in the NHL for Winnipeg, Toronto and Detroit.
  • Took the Los Angeles Kings to the Stanley Cup finals in 1993, his first season as a head coach.
  • Became a U.S. citizen in March 1998.
  • Is part owner of the Adirondack Frostbite of the United Hockey League along with ESPN's Steve Levy.
  • Fired by the Tampa  Bay Lightning 16 games into the 2008-09 season.

Relationships

  • Tyrell Melrose — Son
  • Cindy Melrose — Wife
  • Norrie Melrose — Mother
  • Vicki — Sister
  • Cindy — Sister
  • James Melrose — Father
  • Warren Melrose — Brother
  • Adrien Melrose — Son

Details

  • Birth Place: Kelvington, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Profession: Hockey analyst, Former NHL player and coach