The Man for the Job: NHL Seattle officially hires Ron Francis as GM

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The NHL makes the news official today

The Man for the Job: NHL Seattle officially hires Ron Francis as GM

The NHL makes the news official today

Reports were out two days ago that NHL Hall of Famer Ron Francis would be named GM of the new NHL Seattle franchise.

Now it's official.

"After seven months of due diligence, research, conversations, interviews and evaluation, we are thrilled to announce Ron as our GM," said NHL Seattle CEO Tod Leiweke.

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You can watch the introductory press conference from this morning right here:

VIDEO FROM NHL HERE

NBC Sports also has a good story on what this hire means for the franchise and what kind of GM he will be. 

 

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