Mellanby hired as assistant coach
ST. LOUIS -- Scott Mellanby has been hired as an assistant coach by the St. Louis Blues, where he spent four seasons during his playing career.
The Blues announced the hiring Tuesday.
The 43-year-old Mellanby had been working as a pro scout for the Vancouver Canucks. He played 21 seasons in the NHL, including stints with the Philadelphia Flyers, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers and Atlanta Thrashers.
He had 364 career goals, 476 assists and 2,479 penalty minutes.
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