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The New President And CEO Of Hockey Canada

from Stephen Whyno of the CP at TSN,

Tom Renney is a hockey man, not a businessman. He once ran a clothing store in Trail, B.C., along with his wife but since then his life has been immersed in coaching.

So when Hockey Canada was searching for a new president and CEO and Renney emerged as serious candidate, the 59-year-old didn't put on a masquerade.

"(Business is) not where his passion lies," Team Canada coach Mike Babcock said. "And it's not where his expertise lies. One thing about Tom: He knows what he is and he knows what he's not."

Renney above all else is a respected hockey man, and his decades of experience at the amateur, international and professional levels ultimately made him Hockey Canada's choice to replace Bob Nicholson.

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w2j2's avatar

I find it astonishing how “Graduates” of the Detroit Red Wings’ organization are taking leadership positions throughout the hockey world…  Hockey Canada, The Canadian Olympic Team, Dallas, Tampa, San Jose, Carolina, Ottawa, Toronto.  One of their alums even gives advice to the Blackhawks from time to time….  wink

Posted by w2j2 on 07/15/14 at 07:48 PM ET

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