Will Sharks' new GM be empowered to be lead hockey voice in building?

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Will new GM be empowered to be Sharks' lead hockey voice? originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

There have been a lot of questions from fans about the San Jose Sharks’ search for a new GM.

How empowered will the new GM be? Who will he or she answer to? Who will stay, who will go with the new GM?

So I’ve been checking around on these questions, and I’ve got some answers. This is what, based on what I’m hearing, my belief.

The goal of the San Jose Sharks remains to win, to be competitive right now. Once again, they are not going to go into a complete re-build. It doesn’t mean that the organization or the roster won’t be changed in meaningful ways – but the focus, from on high, is to win.

But the new general manager will be empowered, like Doug Wilson was, to be the lead hockey voice for the San Jose Sharks. That means the ability to keep or let go of upper management, coaches, scouts, players, etc.

Read the full article at San Jose Hockey Now