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According to multiple reports, former Shark Mike Grier was a frontrunner to replace San Jose GM Doug Wilson.
According to multiple reports Former Shark Mike Grier was the successor to San Jose GM Doug Wilson.Photo courtesy of Stephen Dunn/Getty Images File Photo

After the July 4th vacation, Sannoze Shark appoints a new general manager. Head coach Bob Buffner was dismissed on Friday, which made him uncomfortable later in the off-season, and any of the potential GMs on the candidate list supported him returning if hired. There was growing speculation that it wasn't there.

Interim manager Joe Will told reporters that he wasn't a candidate who explicitly stated Buffner's abilities, but the shot "fits his vision." "Choose a head coach" said the road was paved. What they have.

At the end of Monday, Mike Grier, now in the New York Rangers hockey office, was Doug Wilson's successor, according to reports. Detroit-born Greer, who played three of the 14 National Hockey League seasons in San Jose, will be the league's first black GM.


Rick Bowness, dismissed as "the man of yesterday," has a major impact on the future of Winnipeg Jets. I am.

"I wasn't interested in going to rebuild," said the 67-year-old on Monday when he was introduced to the Winnipeg media. "This team has a great young goalkeeper in Connor (Hellebuick). This is a good defense. We have some great offensives. How many things need to be changed. Is there? Absolutely. That's a challenge for me and that's what excited me. "

This is Bowness's seventh NHL team, Count 28 games in the original Jets from 1988 to 1989. Popular local Scott Arniel joins his staff, leaving Washington Capitals in his old town.

Expect Bowness to bring the dormant Winnipeg-Toronto rivalry to life. His father was Gordy Drillon's New Brunswick teammate and Maple Leaf's last teammate to win the NHL scoring title (1937-38).

Rick inherits Drillon's 1938 NHL All-Star Team gold ring and wears it for luck on certain match nights.

Where's IVAN.

The Philadelphia Flyers' predicament with consistent goaltending is not a secret, but what is happening to their outlook, Ivan Fedotov, is a mystery.

Fedotov, the seventh round pick from 2015, who signed an entry-level NHL contract in May, was detained on Friday and taken to a Russian military base. I did. He avoids military service. The New York Timesreported that he was arrested at a skating rink in St. Petersburg.

Between Russians and global professional sports organizations such as NHL who have stopped exhibition games in the country over the invasion of Ukraine and upheld the international ban on Russians playing in famous tournaments. Surprise players will not be used as pawns due to growing tensions.

Fedotov, 25, led CSKA Moscow to the KHL title last season, recording save rates of 14-10-2 and .919 and winning a silver medal at COVID-19. Did. Beijing Olympics.

Philadelphia general manager Chuck Fletcher said he was trying to figure out what had happened, and Russian Ice Hockey Federation President Vladislav Trechak issued a statement. His office said "the situation" and "RIHF contacted the authorities to clarify the matter."

Cats and mice

Alex Devlinkat's trade rumors heated up as GMs gathered in Montreal to start the draft on Thursday. It seems strange for the Chicago Blackhawks to rebuild by letting go of the young star, but he's a big return as they're tied up in salary caps and can pass draft picks on Thursday. Will get. ‘

Devlinkat is a restricted free agent who scored 78 points for bad teams in 82 games, signed a US $ 6.4 million annual contract, and exceeded that.

The immovable contracts of Jonathan Tows, Patrick Kane and Seth Jones pushed the club to the corner

"Their contractual status "The general manager, Kyle Davidson, told the local media in a pre-draft speech. "It's what those players have won. We adhere to it. But we're in a position to listen. I don't think it's wise to do anything else. I'm not going to force anything. "


For many clubs, it's July 13th and a nervous countdown to free agents. Jonathan Huberdeau of Florida and Johnny Gaudreau, who finished second in the NHL with 115 points, have seen the most money ever offered to Calgary Flames, perhaps $ 9 million in eight years. Between $ 10 million and the US for Americans as well as competitive teams ... This draft is the first time in 37 years that the host city team also owns the # 1 pick. In 1985, Reefs welcomed Wendell Clark to the top of the Metro Toronto Convention Center. A league plan to stage a draft in a garden hampered by summer mischievous Reefs owner Harold Ballard ... another top 10 selection, taking full advantage of the spotlight of Thursday's first round with rumbling. The Sabers are on the 9th and 41st of the first 41 picks in Rounds 1 and 2 and the Vegas is 16th on Jack Ichel (a bonus high when the Golden Knights miss the playoffs). Pick), No. 28 (Samline Heart in Florida) In a deal a year ago.

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