16 2018-19 ST. LOUIS BLUES YEARBOOK
SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE GENERAL MANAGER
Al MacInnis was named Senior Advisor to the General Manager on July 26, 2012 after serving as the Blues’ Vice
President of Hockey Operations since November, 2006.
He crafted a remarkable 23-year career in the National Hockey League between the Blues and the Calgary Flames
that has rightfully earned him a spot among the greatest defensemen in the history of the game. On June 28, 2007,
MacInnis was selected to the Hockey Hall of Fame and was officially inducted on November 12, 2007.
A native of Port Hood, Nova Scotia, he spent 10 seasons donning The Blue Note, amassing 452 points (127 goals, 325
assists) in 613 games played. He ranks fourth on the Blues’ all-time assists list (325), ranks eighth on the points
list (452), ranks 12th on the games-played list (613) and third on the shots-on-goal list (2,266). St. Louis made the
playoffs each season he played with the team, reaching the Western Conference Finals in 2000-01. He also led the
Blues to their first ever Presidents’ Trophy in 1999-2000. MacInnis’ #2 sweater was retired by the Blues on April
MacInnis won the 1999 James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s best defenseman and the 1989 Conn Smythe
Trophy while leading the Calgary Flames to the Stanley Cup Championship. A two-time Olympian for Team Canada, he
captured the gold medal at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. MacInnis was a 13-time NHL All-Star,
and was named to the NHL First All-Star Team four times. He was also a seven-time winner of the hardest-shot competition
at the NHL All-Star Game. MacInnis currently ranks third all-time among NHL defensemen in points (1,274),
assists (934) and goals (340) and ranks 11th in games played (1,416). He also ranks 36th on the all-time NHL list in
points, 16th in assists and 35th in games played.
Al and his wife Jackie have four children: Sons Carson, Ryan and Riley and daughter Lauren.