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Barry James Melrose (born July 15, 1956) is a Canadian–American broadcaster and former professional ice hockey player and head coach. Melrose played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) and National Hockey League (NHL).

Barry Melrose
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Barry Melrose pictured at the 2010 Stanley Cup Final
Born (1956-07-15) July 15, 1956 (age 63)
Kelvington, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Cincinnati Stingers
Winnipeg Jets
Toronto Maple Leafs
Detroit Red Wings
NHL Draft 36th overall, 1976
Montreal Canadiens
WHA Draft 37th overall, 1976
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1974–1987

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Weyburn Red Wings SJHL 50 2 19 21 162
1974–75 Kamloops Chiefs WCHL 70 6 18 24 95 6 1 1 2 21
1975–76 Kamloops Chiefs WCHL 72 12 49 61 112 12 4 6 10 14
1976–77 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 29 1 4 5 8 2 0 0 0 0
1976–77 Springfield Indians AHL 23 0 3 3 17
1977–78 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 69 2 9 11 113
1978–79 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 80 2 14 16 222 3 0 1 1 8
1979–80 Winnipeg Jets NHL 74 4 6 10 124
1980–81 Winnipeg Jets NHL 18 1 1 2 40
1980–81 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 57 2 5 7 166 3 0 1 1 15
1981–82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 64 1 5 6 186
1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 52 2 5 7 68 4 0 1 1 23
1982–83 St. Catharines Saints AHL 25 1 10 11 106
1983–84 Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 0 1 1 74
1983–84 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 16 2 1 3 37
1984–85 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 72 3 13 16 226
1985–86 Detroit Red Wings NHL 14 0 0 0 70
1985–86 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 57 4 4 8 204
1986–87 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 55 4 9 13 170 11 1 2 3 107
WHA totals 178 5 27 32 343 5 0 1 1 10
AHL totals 248 14 40 54 760 11 1 2 3 107
NHL totals 300 10 23 33 728 7 0 2 2 38

Coaching recordEdit

Team Year Regular season Postseason
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
LAK 1992–93 84 39 35 10 88 3rd in Smythe Lost in Stanley Cup Finals
LAK 1993–94 84 27 45 12 66 5th in Pacific Missed playoffs
LAK 1994–95 41 13 21 7 (33) (fired)
TBL 2008–09 16 5 7 4 (14) (fired)
Total 225 84 108 29 4 1 playoff appearance

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Tom Webster
Head coach of the Los Angeles Kings
19921995
Succeeded by
Rogatien Vachon
Preceded by
John Tortorella
Head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning
2008
Succeeded by
Rick Tocchet