|Scott Mellanby (left) celebrates a goal with Keith Tkachuk (Getty Images).
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced Tuesday that former Blue Scott Mellanby
has re-joined the organization as Assistant Coach to Davis Payne’s staff. He is currently a Pro Scout with Vancouver and will serve that role until July 15th.
“I’m excited to add a quality person like Scott to our staff, who was highly respected as a player on and off the ice,” said Head Coach Davis Payne. “He has great knowledge of the game and will be a valuable addition to our staff.”
“In my current role with Vancouver I have scouted many Blues games and feel this team, with this talent, is headed in the right direction,” said Mellanby. “St. Louis is my home and my family and I are thrilled to be back in the Blues organization.”
Mellanby, 43, played in 1,431 National Hockey League games including 235 games for the Blues from 2001-04. He also played for Philadelphia, Edmonton, Florida and Atlanta.