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Right Man For The Job

from Al Strachan of the Toronto Sun,
Finally, after a series of Americans -- who were capable in some areas, but not necessarily hockey -- the league has hired John Shannon, who until two weeks ago was the head man at Leafs TV. Shannon holds the distinction of having twice been fired by Hockey Night in Canada for wanting to do things properly, and also has had hockey broadcasting experience at the club level, both with the Leafs and the Minnesota North Stars. If there is a more respected man in the hockey broadcasting industry, it's hard to think of who it would be. Finally, the league has someone in place who can give American broadcasters some direction.
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