Scott Pellerin enters his first year as Sound Tigers head coach. Pellerin joins the Sound Tigers after a six-year stint as assistant coach of the Manchester Monarchs. During his tenure in Manchester, Pellerin helped the Monarchs to three post-season appearances and 188 combined regular and post-season victories. The Shediac, NB native is a veteran of 840 NHL and AHL games during his 13-year professional career which spanned from 1992-2004. Over that time, Pellerin collected 198 points (72 goals, 126 assists) in 536 NHL games with New Jersey, St. Louis, Minnesota, Carolina, Boston, Dallas and Phoenix. Pellerin was a member of the 1995 Calder Cup Champion Albany River Rats and totaled 304 points (120 goals, 184 assists) in 328 AHL games with the River Rats, Utica Devils, Worcester IceCats and Portland Pirates. A graduate of the University of Maine in 1992, Pellerin earned Co-Rookie of the Year honors in 1988, Player of the Year honors in 1992, MVP of the Hockey East Tournament in 1992 and the Hobey Baker Award in 1992. Pellerin was the Devils second round pick (47th overall) in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft.