Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Sea Dogs GM Search Makes

The Saint John Sea Dogs’ unconventional "help wanted ad" in their search for a new general manager has caught the attention of Sports Illustrated.

Allan Muir, SI’s NHL writer, had an article on today about the Sea Dogs’ search for a GM.

“We’ve had some great candidates apply already,” said Sea Dogs president Wayne Long, “but we just want it out there that the job is open and we are committed to the process.”

“We are being open-minded and will select the best candidate for sure,” Long added.

Head coach Ross Yates and head scout Christian Vermette have been splitting the GM duties since Mike Kelly was dismissed. The duo will be busy over the next couple weeks with the QMJHL’s trading period beginning on Sunday.

Some other stuff…
  • Sea Dogs haven’t played a game in forever. They are in Cape Breton to take on the Screaming Eagles on Friday and Saturday night.
  • Tomas Jurco on his first NHL goal: "It’s a great moment for me. It’s a great feeling. It’s something I’ve been dreaming about."
  • Charlie Coyle scored his fourth goal of the season last night in Minnesota’s 3-2 shootout win over Vancouver.
  • Jonathan Huberdeau has missed the past two Florida Panthers games with a foot injury. He hopes to return tomorrow in Ottawa.

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