Barry Melrose Net Worth

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Barry is the son of Norrie and her husband James Melrose; other details about his early life and education are unknown in the media.His first professional hockey team was the Kamloops Chiefs of the WHCL, for whom he played in the defense man position in the 1974-1975 and 1975-1976 seasons. After that, he joined the Springfield Indians, and stayed for half of the 1976-1977 season, before he became a part of the Cincinnati Stingers. He played for them until 1979, which certainly increased his net worth.

After that, he split time between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings, before he joined the Adirondack red Wings of the AHL, and retired in 1987.

Soon after his playing time was over, Barry became the head coach of the Medicine Hat Tigers of the WHL, and won the Memorial Cup title with the team. After that he became coach of the Seattle Thunderbirds, and then Adirondack Red Wings. He coached the Red Wings for three seasons, winning the Calder Cup in 1991-1992 season.

Thanks to his success with the Red Wings, Barry was appointed as head coach of the Los Angeles Kings, and in 1993 he led them to the Stanley Cup Finals, unfortunately in the following season his tactics were read, and the team didn`t reach the play-offs, and after another bad year, he was fired. His next coaching job came in 2008, when he became head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, but after only 15 games, he was fired.

Apart from coaching, Barry works as a commentator and analyst for both ESPN and NHL Network. He first joined ESPN in 1996 and stayed on with the Network until 2008, but after he was fired from Tampa Bay, he re-joined the ESPN. Also, since 2011 Barry is a contributor to the NFL Network, which has also added to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Barry has been married to Cindy since 1978; the couple has two children, and reside in Glens Falls, New York.Barry comes from a hockey family; his cousins are Wendel Clark and Joe Kocur.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Barry Melrose
  • Net Worth: $16 Million
  • Date Of Birth: July 15, 1956
  • Place Of Birth: Kelvington, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Height: 1.82 m
  • Weight: 92.99
  • Profession: Ice hockey player
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Spouse: Cindy Melrose
  • Children: Adrien Melrose, Tyrell Melrose
  • Parents: James Melrose, Norrie Melrose
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/nhlbarrymelrose
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0578342/
  • TV Shows: NHL on ABC

Facts

  • Top hockey announcer & analyst for ESPN [April 2001]
  • (November 14) Fired as head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning after 16 games. [2008]
  • Owns a hockey team, the Adirondack Frostbite, located in Glens Falls, New York.
  • Was referred to as Billy Ray Cyrus by Don Cherrybecause of his mullet
  • Coached the Medicine Hat (Alberta) Tigers of the Western Hockey League in the 1987-1988 season and lead the Tigers to their 2nd straight Memorial Cup Championship.
  • Coached the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League in the 1988-1989 season.
  • Coached the Medicine Tigers of the Western Hockey League in the 1987-1988 season and lead the Tigers to their 2nd straight Memorial Cup Championship.
  • Former NHL player for the Toronto Maple Leafs and former coach of the LA Kings

Trademarks

  • Distinctive Canadian accent
  • Goatee

Filmography

Actor
Title Year Status Character
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice 2002 Video Barry Melrose
Self
Title Year Status Character
Mike & Mike 2013-2016 TV Series Himself – ESPN NHL Analyst
Pardon the Interruption 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
Mayne Street 2009 TV Series Himself
ESPN 25: Who’s #1? 2004-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Himself
Cold Pizza 2006 TV Series Himself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can’t Blame… 2005 TV Series Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2000-2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Slapshot 2: Behind the Glass 2002 Video documentary short Himself – Hockey Analyst
Spin City 2001 TV Series Himself
Mystery, Alaska 1999 Himself
NHL2Night 1995 TV Series Himself
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Mike & Mike 2014 TV Series Himself – ESPN NHL Analyst
La Coupe Stanley à Montréal en 1993 2008 TV Movie documentary Lui-même
Ultimate Gretzky 2003 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)