MAPLE LEAFS OFFICIALLY NAME KYLE DUBAS GENERAL MANAGER
May 11, 2018
By Bob Komsic
The Maple Leafs have decided to stay in-house in naming Kyle Dubas as the team’s next general manager.
The 32-year-old Dubas, assistant GM since 2014, succeeds the 75-year-old Lou Lamoriello who is moving into a senior adviser’s role.
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Before joining the Leafs, Dubas was GM of the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
Prior to this promotion, Dubas’ responsibilities included player personnel, managing the Leafs’ player development department and farm system, managing the organization’s research and development department and overseeing the top prospects as GM of the Leafs’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies.
The Marlies were regular season champs this season for the second time in three years.
In Dubas’ four years as GM, the team had a record of 190-90-20-4 and with eight members graduating to the Maple Leafs.