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by Paul on 09/15/06 at 07:55 PM ET
"It's a new day," Jacobs said. "We've got a new coach, a new general manager. I think we have credible people in all those positions. Time will tell how good they are." Jacobs, whose son Charlie is becoming more involved in running the team, said he liked Sullivan and O'Connell but realized that the team couldn't go on doing things the old way. Chiarelli takes over a team that signed Chara, one of the top free agents on the market, along with forwards Marc Savard and Shean Donovan. Phil Kessel, the fifth player chosen in this year's draft, is also in camp after deciding to leave Minnesota after his freshman season. "We've got a significantly strong group of new players that I think have heightened the excitement of everyone that works here, everyone that's going to play here," Jacobs said. "It was time for a change."more
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