|Blues sign McRae as part-time scout|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 14 August 2007 10:36|
Blues president John Davidson said McRae, who accumulated 2,457 penalty minutes in 576 games, would have primary responsibilities in the major junior Ontario Hockey League.
``We are proud to have Basil back with the organization and finding young talent for us,'' Davidson said. ``He is a terrific individual with tremendous hockey knowledge.''
McRae also played for the Quebec Nordiques, Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota North Stars, Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks during a 16-season career, helping Minnesota reach the Stanley Cup finals in 1990-91. He had 53 goals and 83 assists.
In four seasons with the Blues in the mid-1990s, McRae had 14 points and 313 penalty minutes in 112 games.