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by Paul on 02/24/11 at 02:39 PM ET
(Atlanta) - The Atlanta Thrashers have re-signed General Manager Rick Dudley to a multiple-year contract extension, according to President Don Waddell.
“Rick has a proven track record of building successful teams and is dedicated to improving the Thrashers and constructing a perennial contender,” said Waddell. “He has already taken great strides with our club and is committed to infusing our roster with key players. He has truly earned this opportunity and we look forward to his continued leadership.”
Dudley, 62, joined the Thrashers as associate general manager on June 22, 2009 and was named the second general manager in franchise history on April 14, 2010.
“I’m excited to be part of this transformation and look forward to achieving our objective,” said Dudley. “I firmly believe this team is heading in the right direction and we are continuing to piece the puzzle together in the proper way.”
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