Legion of Doom left wing John LeClair is becoming a member of the Flyers’ entrance workplace as Particular Advisor of Hockey Operations, in accordance with normal supervisor Daniel Briere.
LeClair will work with Patrick Sharp, who was named to the identical place yesterday. They are going to be concerned in all elements of the membership’s hockey operations and particularly the event of the group’s prospects.
“I’m extraordinarily excited and honored to be named a Particular Advisor to Hockey Operations,” LeClair mentioned in a press release launched by the group. “I’m most wanting ahead to being part of this group and guaranteeing our primary precedence is to deliver the Stanley Cup to Philadelphia.”
LeClair, 53, performed for the Flyers from the 1994-95 season till 2003-04. He performed 649 video games in his 10 years in Philadelphia. He scored 333 targets and 310 assists and was a plus-197. He was joined on the Legion of Doom line with Eric Lindros and Mikael Renberg.
LeClair performed 16 seasons within the NHL and gained a Stanley Cup in Montreal in 1993. He scored 406 targets and 413 assists in 967 video games.
“Including in John LeClair to work at the side of Patrick Sharp and the remainder of our hockey operations group might be a robust mixture with their huge hockey data and a ‘team-first’ mentality,” president of hockey operations Keith Jones mentioned in a press release.
“John has been across the NHL and the sport for a very long time and is aware of what it takes to deliver the core ethics of our basis to the Philadelphia Flyers.”
LeClair has been inducted into a number of halls of fame, together with the College of Vermont Athletic Corridor of Fame in 2001, the USA Hockey Corridor of Fame in 2009, the Vermont Sports activities Corridor of Fame in 2012 and the Flyers Corridor of Fame in 2014.
“We’ve got one other welcome addition to our hockey operations group in John LeClair,” Briere mentioned. “John’s hockey resume speaks for itself. His ardour for town of Philadelphia alongside together with his sturdy management expertise might be a key part to constructing our group again into its successful methods.”