Jamie McLennan spent parts of three seasons as a member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes from 1988 until 1991.
McLennan appeared in 97 regular season games as a member of the Hurricanes. In his close to 100 appearances, McLennan posted a record of 52-22-6 with a 3.82 goals against average and an .886 save percentage. The Edmonton, Alberta product had his best season in his final season with the Hurricanes in 1990-1991 when he recorded a 32-18-4 record with a 3.81 goals against average and a .886 save percentage.
McLennan was a part of the 1990 and the 1991 Hurricanes who went to the Western Hockey League Final ultimately falling in the final series. In 29 post-season games, he posted a 14-13-0 record posting a 3.68 goals against average.
The netminder was named the Hurricanes Community Relations Award winning in 1989-1990 and in 1990-1991. He was also named the recipient of the Del Wilson Trophy as the WHL’s Goaltender of the Year in 1990-1991 becoming the first, and only, Hurricanes goalie to win that award.
McLennan was drafted by the New York Islanders in the third round (48th overall) in the 1991 National Hockey League Entry Draft. He went on to play 254 NHL games with the Islanders, St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild, Calgary Flames, New York Rangers and Florida Panthers. He posted a record of 80-109-36 in his NHL career with a 2.68 goals against average and an .898 save percentage.
McLennan is now a television hockey analyst with TSN.