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Ken Gernander Fired As Coach, Chris Drury New Wolf Pack GM

Ken Gernander Fired As Coach, Chris Drury New Wolf Pack GM

The New York Rangers fired the Wolf Pack's Ken Gernander, who had coached Hartford's AHL affiliate for 10 seasons. Gernander, 47, had been with the Wolf Pack as a player or coach since 1997.

The move was one of many made Tuesday that will redefine the Rangers' front office. Chris Drury will be the general manager of the Wolf Pack, and Rangers senior vice president and assistant general manager Jim Schoenfeld, who had been GM in Hartford, will focus his duties in New York.

"I spoke to Jeff Gorton [the Rangers' GM]," Gernander said. "The organization wanted to make a change. I wasn't necessarily [Gorton's] hire. I was on board before he took over the...

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