Calgary Flames appointed Stockton Heat coach مدرب Kyle McClain As an assistant coach for the NHL team.
McClain, 44, heads to the Flames after three seasons as head coach of AHL’s Calgary affiliate in Stockton, during which time he led the Heat to a record 72-65-10-6. McClain first joined the organization in 2011 and spent two seasons as an assistant coach with AHL’s Abbotsford Heat before serving as head coach for the ECHL Adirondack Thunder for two seasons. He went to Stockton as an assistant in 2017-18 before being promoted to head coach.
McClain joins assistant coach Kirk Mueller, assistant coach Ryan Huska, goalkeeping coach Jason Labarbera, and video coach Jimmy Pringle on the coaching staff Daryl Sutter.
McClain, who was born in Middleton, N.S., played 207 AHL games over the course of his 11-year career. His best season in the AHL came with the Hershey Bears in 2002-03, when he scored 16 goals and 13 assists in 74 games.