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Cail MacLean, Assistant Coach of the Calgary Flames, undertakes his first NHL coaching position for the 2021-2022 season, following three seasons as the Head Coach of Calgary’s AHL affiliate, the Stockton Heat.
During his time with the Heat, MacLean guided the team to a record of 72-65-16. The 2020-21 season marked MacLean’s eighth season within the Flames organization, having served as an Assistant Coach with the Abbotsford Heat from 2011-2013, two seasons as the Head Coach with the ECHL Adirondack Thunder, and one season as an Assistant Coach in Stockton prior to becoming Stockton’s Head Coach in 2018-19. Prior to embarking on his coaching career, the native of Nova Scotia, had an 11-year, 747-game playing career in the AHL, IHL, and ECHL.