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Davidson Named President Of Hockey Operations In Columbus

from the Columbus Blue Jackets,

The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced the hiring of longtime National Hockey League executive, Hall of Fame broadcaster and former goaltender John Davidson as the club’s president of hockey operations. In a newly created role, Davidson will oversee all hockey operations activities for the organization and serve as an alternate governor to the NHL’s Board of Governors. He signed a multi-year contract with the club.

“This is a very exciting day for the Columbus Blue Jackets and our fans as John Davidson is a proven winner who brings a tremendous amount of experience, knowledge and leadership to our organization,” said Blue Jackets Majority Owner John P. McConnell. “We believe he is the perfect person to lead our hockey operations efforts.”

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Zaze's avatar

As a frustrated Columbus resident and hockey fan in general, I’m ecstatic about this

Posted by Zaze on 10/24/12 at 04:07 PM ET

HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

They should just make him GM and get rid of Howson.  Between Patrick and Davidson now.. having a hard time seeing why Howson still gets to be the trigger man.

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 10/24/12 at 04:27 PM ET

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