RUMOR: Stanley Cup Champion Front Runner For Team Canada GM

Published September 26, 2023 at 1:33 PM


In a recent article from The Athletic, NHL insider Pierre LeBrun shared his insights on who might be at the helm of Team Canada's Men's Hockey Team. LeBrun suggests that Doug Armstrong, the St. Louis Blues General Manager, is likely to be the frontrunner for the role.

"My understanding is that St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong, the GM of the 2016 World Cup champion team and GM of the would-be 2022 Team Canada had NHLers gone to China, is the front-runner to run Team Canada again."

Proven Leadership

Armstrong was Canada's GM in the recent World Hockey Championships held in Finland and successfully led the St. Louis Blues to clinch the Stanley Cup in 2019. He also served as the GM for the 2016 World Cup champion team and the intended 2022 Team Canada squad, had they participated in the 2022 Bejing Olympics. Additionally,

Clean Slate Approach

LeBrun further hints that Team Canada may be considering a fresh approach to its management team. This could potentially involve integrating newer individuals like Kyle Dubas, the young GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins and former GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

"It wouldn't surprise me to see some new faces as part of the next management team, for instance, Kyle Dubas being approached."

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