New Seattle NHL team is already taking shots at the Canucks

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New Seattle NHL team is already taking shots at the Canucks
New Seattle NHL team is already taking shots at the Canucks

They don't have a team yet, but the group trying to bring the NHL to Seattle already has a team president. And an attitude. Tod Leiweke, brother of former Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke, was named CEO and president of the would-be NHL team on Wednesday. “It is an incredible thrill to come home,” said Tod, a former CEO with the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders, at his introductory press conference. Leiweke also has NHL experience, having previously spent time with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Minnesota Wild, and Vancouver Canucks front offices. But while at this point Vancouver just seems excited about having a new team to play down the road (Seattle is expected to be officially granted a new NHL franchise

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