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FLEMING, GERRY

Title: ASSISTANT COACH

Bio

Originally from Montreal, Fleming has been the assistant coach for the Oilers AHL affiliate for the last two seasons. Prior to his stint with the Oilers, he spent eight seasons as a head coach in the ECHL. All but one season of his tenure in the ECHL was with the Florida Everblades. He led the Everblades to the playoffs in each of his seven seasons as head coach, including back-to-back trips to the ECHL Kelly Cup Finals in 2004 and 2005. He broke into coaching in 1998 where as the assistant coach for Montreal’s AHL affiliate in Fredericton.

Fleming’s entire professional playing career was spent with the Montreal Canadiens organization. He played 271 games over seven seasons with Montreal’s AHL affiliate in Fredericton, recording 103 points (38-65-103) and serving 1,035 penalty minutes. He played 11 games in the NHL with Montreal, serving 42 penalty minutes in those games.

His best season as a pro came during the 92-93 campaign when he recorded career bests in goals (9), assists (17), points (26) and penalty minutes (262) with Fredericton.

Career Notes

  • Named assistant coach of the Oklahoma City Barons on July 15, 2010.
  • Originally from Montreal, Fleming has been an assistant coach for the Oilers' AHL affiliate for the past three seasons, including the team's final two seasons in Springfield, MA.
  • Prior to his stint with the Oilers, he spent eight seasons as a head coach in the ECHL.
  • All but one season of his tenure in the ECHL was with the Florida Everblades.
  • He led the Everblades to the playoffs in each of his seven seasons as head coach, including back-to-back trips to the ECHL Kelly Cup Finals in 2004 and 2005.
  • He broke into coaching in 1998 where as the assistant coach for Montreal’s AHL affiliate in Fredericton.
  • Fleming’s entire professional playing career was spent with the Montreal Canadiens organization.
  • He played 271 games over seven seasons with Montreal’s AHL affiliate in Fredericton, recording 103 points (38-65-103) and serving 1,035 penalty minutes.
  • He played 11 games in the NHL with Montreal, serving 42 penalty minutes in those games.
  • His best season as a pro came during the 92-93 campaign when he recorded career bests in goals (9), assists (17), points (26) and penalty minutes (262) with Fredericton.

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