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by Paul on 06/06/07 at 07:20 PM ET
from AP via the Akron Beacon Journal,
The Columbus Blue Jackets will build off the draft, develop young players, disdain quick fixes and be based on a long-term plan instead of hollow promises, new team president Mike Priest promised on Wednesday.
Priest, hired when Doug MacLean was fired as president and general manager in April, is in the process of interviewing prospective general managers. He said he has at least four names on his list, including Blue Jackets interim GM Jim Clark and director of player personnel Don Boyd.
As much as he would love to have a GM in place by the time the franchise hosts the NHL draft in two weeks, he won’t be hurried.
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