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McCrimmon
« on: June 10, 2015, 01:22:40 PM »
Rumours out there that Brandon Wheat Kings Owner/GM/Coach Kelly McCrimmon will be Leafs GM.

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2015, 01:32:29 PM »
As GM? Interesting. It's been known that they offered him a job but I didn't expect it to be for that. So much for needing NHL experience in the front office. I guess Cliffy has that covered though!

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2015, 01:35:17 PM »
Whomever it is will be a puppet between Shanny and Babcock, I'd have to think?

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2015, 01:36:31 PM »
All I've seen is that he was offered a "management" position and the deadline for acceptance is June 11.

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2015, 01:37:19 PM »
Whomever it is will be a puppet between Shanny and Babcock, I'd have to think?

I'm not convinced that Babcock is going to be #2 on the totem poll. I think that Hunter would probably be that guy, with Dubas/Babcock/GM all on the next ring.

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2015, 01:40:30 PM »
Yeah, forgot about Dubas...

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2015, 02:15:42 PM »

I can't specifically doubt this because I'm out of the loop but I will say that it strikes me as a little unlikely that for what is largely assumed to be a sort of subordinate role that will, I assume, mainly have to do with things dealing with the Leafs pro club and their day-to-day business that they'd go outside the NHL for it.
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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2015, 02:16:37 PM »
My guess is if McCrimmon comes on board, it will be Hunter who is named GM.
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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2015, 02:40:23 PM »
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Well, Mark Hunter, when they hired Hunts last year, I said home run. The two guys that I know that are two of the best hockey men, period, there’s a guy named Kelly McCrimmon, and there’s a guy named Mark Hunter. They’re the guys for me. They just flat out do it year after year after year. They find players, they can smell ‘em and bring ‘em. So that right there, when I heard that last year, I said, there’s a hire. That’s a hockey man. When I met with Hunts and Shanny when I first got in here that day, I can talk to that guy. He’s a hockey man.
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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2015, 02:58:34 PM »
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Well, Mark Hunter, when they hired Hunts last year, I said home run. The two guys that I know that are two of the best hockey men, period, there’s a guy named Kelly McCrimmon, and there’s a guy named Mark Hunter. They’re the guys for me. They just flat out do it year after year after year. They find players, they can smell ‘em and bring ‘em. So that right there, when I heard that last year, I said, there’s a hire. That’s a hockey man. When I met with Hunts and Shanny when I first got in here that day, I can talk to that guy. He’s a hockey man.
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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2015, 03:54:35 PM »
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Well, Mark Hunter, when they hired Hunts last year, I said home run. The two guys that I know that are two of the best hockey men, period, there’s a guy named Kelly McCrimmon, and there’s a guy named Mark Hunter. They’re the guys for me. They just flat out do it year after year after year. They find players, they can smell ‘em and bring ‘em. So that right there, when I heard that last year, I said, there’s a hire. That’s a hockey man. When I met with Hunts and Shanny when I first got in here that day, I can talk to that guy. He’s a hockey man.
-Mike Babcock

Where the hell did you find that?  Were you just keeping that in your back pocket for when his name came up?


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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2015, 04:18:04 PM »
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Well, Mark Hunter, when they hired Hunts last year, I said home run. The two guys that I know that are two of the best hockey men, period, there’s a guy named Kelly McCrimmon, and there’s a guy named Mark Hunter. They’re the guys for me. They just flat out do it year after year after year. They find players, they can smell ‘em and bring ‘em. So that right there, when I heard that last year, I said, there’s a hire. That’s a hockey man. When I met with Hunts and Shanny when I first got in here that day, I can talk to that guy. He’s a hockey man.
-Mike Babcock

Where the hell did you find that?  Were you just keeping that in your back pocket for when his name came up?

It was from one of Babcock's introductory interviews upon landing in Toronto. http://mapleleafs.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=768528

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2015, 09:11:00 AM »
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Well, Mark Hunter, when they hired Hunts last year, I said home run. The two guys that I know that are two of the best hockey men, period, there’s a guy named Kelly McCrimmon, and there’s a guy named Mark Hunter. They’re the guys for me. They just flat out do it year after year after year. They find players, they can smell ‘em and bring ‘em. So that right there, when I heard that last year, I said, there’s a hire. That’s a hockey man. When I met with Hunts and Shanny when I first got in here that day, I can talk to that guy. He’s a hockey man.
-Mike Babcock

Where the hell did you find that?  Were you just keeping that in your back pocket for when his name came up?

It was from one of Babcock's introductory interviews upon landing in Toronto. http://mapleleafs.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=768528
Is it wrong that I read that statement using Babcock's voice in my head?

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2015, 10:09:06 AM »
is this McCrimmon related to Brad who died in the KHL plane crash a few years back, used to play for Calgary?
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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2015, 10:31:21 AM »
is this McCrimmon related to Brad who died in the KHL plane crash a few years back, used to play for Calgary?

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Re: McCrimmon
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2015, 10:31:21 AM »