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Feaster New GM In Calgary

via Vicki Hall tweet,

Darryl Sutter just stepped down asa general manager. Jay Feaster takes over.

added 2:19pm,

Calgary, AB– Calgary Flames President & CEO Ken King announced today that Darryl Sutter is stepping down as Executive VP and General Manager of the hockey club. Effective immediately, Jay Feaster has been appointed Acting General Manager and will assume full and complete responsibilities for day to day hockey operations.

“Darryl has performed valuable service to the Calgary Flames organization for 8 years,” said King. “He was the leader that ignited a renaissance of Flames hockey, moving us from a non-playoff team to an organization that was viewed as a respected and popular contender each year. We thank Darryl for his leadership and his important contributions to re-establishing the Calgary Flames as a model franchise. As we enter the next phase of our growth in the NHL, we are restructuring our leadership and processes. We are pleased that Darryl has agreed to assist in an orderly transition and will provide his valuable guidance in the process.  He remains dedicated to the success of the team he worked so hard to build”.

“We will move forward under a new administration with Jay leading our hockey operations as Acting General Manager,” said King. “For the remainder of this season, Jay will be provided the opportunity to evaluate the team from the GM’s chair and build a long term plan. We believe that while we continue to compete for a playoff position this season, this period will provide both the organization and Jay time to decide on critical future decisions.” 

 

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That’s good, I hope good times come back to the Flames.

Posted by NathanBC on 12/28/10 at 06:52 PM ET

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It’s about time…Think his brother is next to be axed?

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 12/28/10 at 10:33 PM ET

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