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The Changing GM

James Mirtle writes about the changing breed of the NHL GM...
What it all means is that the days of the Bobby Clarke types running a team's hockey operations are going the way of the dodo. After all, the four most recently turfed GMs — Dave Taylor, Pierre Lacroix, Mike O'Connell and Craig Patrick — were all ex-NHLers who were replaced by guys without a lick of on-ice experience in the league. While this is a changeover that's far from complete, the four newest additions to the GM fraternity mean that for the first time in a long time, the Brian Burkes outnumber the Clarkes.
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