Sign up today and save up to 83% on a Hartford Courant digital subscription
Topics

Phil Kessel

Maple Leafs hire longtime Devils exec Lou Lamoriello as GM

Brendan Shanahan's new-school Toronto Maple Leafs front office built on his philosophy of differing viewpoints has a new voice, and this one comes with a lot of NHL experience. Shanahan, who's a year into his duties as team president, believes new general manager Lou Lamoriello "will fit in very, very well and be an incredible boost" to what the Leafs are trying to accomplish. Shanahan went looking for experience to join Kyle Dubas, Mark Hunter and Brandon Pridham in management, and found it in Lamoriello. "If I could map out or draw out a description of the kind of person that we wanted, it would be Lou," Shanahan told a news conference Thursday....

Loading
72°