The Ottawa Senators named their 17th head coach today.
The club named Paul MacLean to lead the team for the 2010-11 National Hockey League season.
Known for his unique moustache, MacLean spent the last six seasons as the assistant coach for the Detroit Red Wings under head coach Mike Babcock. In 2008, the Red Wings won the Stanley Cup, as they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games.
Prior to that, MacLean was the assistant coach for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for two seasons (2002-04) when Babcock was the head coach there as well.
MacLean does have head coaching experience in the past. He spent three years each as the head coach of the Peoria Rivermen and Kansas City Blades of the International Hockey League. MacLean was also the head coach of the Quad City Mallards of the United League from 2000-02. In his first season with the Mallards, MacLean won the Colonial Cup Championship.