With the Blues announcing changes to their hockey operations, it breaks down as follows: Al MacInnis becomes an advisor to Doug Armstrong, taking the role previously held by Larry Pleau. Dave Taylor will step into MacInnis' previous role as VP of hockey operations (he was previously the director of player personnel) & Rob DiMaio steps up to become the director of pro scouting. He was a pro scout for the team last year. Kevin McDonald will stay on as assistant GM of the Blues and GM of the Peoria Rivermen. He also held the role of director of pro scouting.