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Report: Wild hires Fletcher to be GM

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 21 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant General Manager Chuck Fletcher will assume the GM post with the Minnesota Wild, NHL sources told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Report: Maple Leafs to name Wilson coach

TORONTO, June 9 (UPI) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs will name Ron Wilson the club's new head coach Tuesday, TSN of Canada reported Monday.
Maple Leafs reported offering Wilson job

Maple Leafs reported offering Wilson job

TORONTO, June 2 (UPI) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs reportedly have offered former San Jose Coach Ron Wilson their head coaching job,
Maple Leafs fire Coach Paul Maurice

Maple Leafs fire Coach Paul Maurice

TORONTO, May 7 (UPI) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday fired Coach Paul Maurice after a two-year tenure.

NHL: Toronto 3, Washington 2

TORONTO, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Mats Sundin scored on a rebound with 29.2 seconds remaining Wednesday, giving Toronto a 3-2 victory over Washington.

Coyotes clean house

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 11 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Coyotes Wednesday fired three front office officials after another losing season ended last weekend.

Bourque, Coffey and Murphy in Hall of Fame

TORONTO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Former National Hockey League defensemen Raymond Bourque, Paul Coffey and Larry Murphy were inducted Monday into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

3 defensemen named to hockey Hall of Fame

TORONTO, June 9 (UPI) -- Defensemen Ray Bourque, Paul Coffey and Larry Murphy were named to the Hockey Hall of Fame Wednesday.

Panthers name Kennan coach

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Having failed to win a round in the playoffs since advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1996, the Florida Panthers are hoping Mike Keenan can turn the team ar

Report: Florida Panthers change coaches

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Off to another miserable start, the Florida Panthers reportedly fired coach Duane Sutter and general manager Bill Torrey Sunday and replaced them with Mike Keen

Report: Panthers make coaching change

TORONTO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Off to another miserable start, the Florida Panthers reportedly fired coach Duane Sutter and general manager Bill Torrey Sunday and replaced them with Mike Keen
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Cliff Fletcher
Wayne Gretzky (L), head coach with Cliff Fletcher, V.P. of Hockey Operations, both from the Phoenix Coyotes, wait for the start of the first round of the 2006 NHL entry draft being held at Vancouver's GM Place, June 24, 2006. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)
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George Clifford Fletcher (born 16 August 1935 in Montreal, Quebec) is a National Hockey League executive and is a former general manager of the Atlanta Flames/Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Phoenix Coyotes . He is currently a Senior Advisor to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Some of his nicknames are the "Silver Fox" and "Trader Cliff".

Fletcher started his career in 1956 for the Montreal Canadiens as a scout under Sam Pollock, then later became the General Manager of the Verdun Blues junior team.

He joined the expansion St. Louis Blues in 1966 as a scout for Eastern Canada worked his way up to the assistant GM position. With Fletcher's help, the Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup finals in each of their first three years. In 1972, he jumped at the chance to run his own team when offered a GM position in Atlanta.

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