Scott Pellerin is in his fifth season as the Assistant Coach for the Manchester Monarchs. He assisted Head Coach Mark Morris in tying
a franchise record for the most wins (51) and points (110) in Monarchs history
during the 2006-07 season. Pellerin also assisted in leading the team to the
most successful post-seasons to date, the Eastern Conference Final of
the 2007 and 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs. The Monarchs 188 regular and post-season victories under his direction are the most wins by a single coaching tandem in franchise history. He is a veteran of 840 NHL and AHL games
during his 13-year playing career from 1992-2004. He collected 72 goals,
126 assists and 198 points in 536 NHL games with the New Jersey Devils, the
St. Louis Blues, the Minnesota Wild, the Carolina Hurricanes, the Boston Bruins,
the Dallas Stars and the Phoenix Coyotes.
As a 1992 graduate of the University
of Maine, Pellerin was Co-Rookie of the Year in 1988, an All-American, Player of
the Year in 1992, Most Valuable Player for the Hockey East Tournament in 1992 and
the 1992 Hobey Baker winner. He a third round draft pick (47th overall) of the New
Jersey Devils in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft and signed his first professional contract
with New Jersey in 1992.
The native of Shediac, New Brunswick,
represented Canada in the Goodwill Games in Seattle, Washington, and also won a Gold Medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in Finland in 1990.
He was a member of the 1995 Calder Cup winning Albany River Rats and the AHL 1995-96 regular season champions, again as a member of the River Rats. Pellerin accumulated 120 goals, 184 assists, 304 points and 429
penalty minutes in 328 career games in the AHL as a member of the Utica Devils, the Worcester IceCats, the Portland Pirates and the River Rats. Pellerin was also a part of the St. Louis team that won the Presidents Trophy, awarded to the NHL team with the best record at the end of the regular season, in 1999-2000.