Saturday, March 23, 2013

TTM: Rejean "Reggie" Lemelin

Sent: 3/11/13

Received: 3/23/13

Another return for a 2nd day in a row.

Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 7th Round, 125th overall, 1974 NHL Amateur Draft.

 Starting with the Atlanta Flames 1978-79 season and would carry over with the franchise move to Calgary where he had great success split goaltending duties with Pat Riggin and then Don Edwards, earning the starting job in 1983 and 1984.Then playing in the 1984 Canadian Cup. He stayed with the Flames up until star goalie Mike Vernon joined the Flames and Lemelin would lose the starting role.

Joining the Boston Bruins would also be a success when he teamed with Andy Moog and won the William M. Jennings Trophy in the 1989–90 season. Not seeing much success after that he finally retired in 1992 but had pretty good career totaling 507 games. 13 years later he was called in to be the Goalie coached for the Philadelphia Flyers until 2009 when Jeff Reese took over.

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