Kevin McClelland

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Kevin McClelland
Born (1962-07-04) July 4, 1962 (age 52)
Oshawa, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for NHL
Edmonton Oilers
Detroit Red Wings
Toronto Maple Leafs
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 71st overall, 1980
Hartford Whalers
Playing career 1981–1995

Kevin McClelland (born July 4, 1962 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He is currently the head coach of the Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

McClelland was drafted in the 4th round, 71st overall, by the Hartford Whalers during the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. The majority of his NHL career was served playing center ice with the Edmonton Oilers (1984–1989), with whom he won four Stanley Cups 1984-85-87-88. McClelland retired from the NHL following 588 games, recording a total of 68 goals, 112 assists, 180 points, and 1672 penalty minutes.

Coaching career[edit]

He served as the head coach of the Central Hockey League's Mississippi RiverKings for 3 years until he resigned on June 11, 2008. He also was the head coach of the Colorado Eagles of the Central Hockey League from 2008-2010. On April 26, 2010, McClelland was introduced as the Head Coach of the Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League.[1]

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • 1983–84 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1984–85 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1986–87 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1987–88 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jason Duda
Wichita Thunder head coach
2010 - Present
Succeeded by
Current