Analyst, NHL Network
A native of Edmonton, Alberta, McLennan played 11 seasons in the NHL with the New York Islanders, New York Rangers, St.Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild, Florida Panthers and Calgary Flames. He brings a unique perspective to NHL Network as an analyst for NHL Network based on his wealth of experience as both a player and coach.
After retiring from the NHL following the 2006-07 season, McLennan moved on to Asia League Ice Hockey, where he played 14 regular-season and 10 playoff games for the Nippon Paper Cranes of Japan in 2007-08. While in Japan, McLennan gained popularity off the ice due to his karaoke skills that he'd display for teammates and fans.
After his stint in Japan, McLennan officially ended his career as a player and joined the Calgary Flames hockey operations staff as director of goaltender development, as well as scout. McLennan then moved on to assume role of assistant to head coach Brent Sutter from 2009 until the end of the 2010-11 season.
Highlights of McLennan's playing career include capturing the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 1998 with the Blues, as well as receiving the Del Wilson Trophy in 1991 with the Lethbridge Hurricanes for being deemed the top goaltender in the Western Hockey League.