08/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/03/2021 16:02
NEW YORK, August 3, 2021 - New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury announced today that John Lilley has been named Director of Player Personnel and Director of Amateur Scouting.
Prior to joining the Rangers, Lilley served as Director of Amateur Scouting with the Toronto Maple Leafs, a position he held since 2018. Lilley originally joined the Leafs organization in 2006 as an amateur scout before being promoted to Director of United States Scouting in 2016.
Originally from Wakefield, Massachusetts, Lilley was selected 140th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. As a player, Lilley spent parts of three seasons with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, in addition to stints in the AHL, IHL, German Ice Hockey League and WCHL. Lilley also competed internationally as a member of Team USA in the 1994 Winter Olympics.