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Breaking News: Wild President & GM Doug Risebrough Relieved of Duties

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

According to Wild.com, in a note written by Wild owner Craig Leopold, Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough will not have his contract re-newed beyond this season.

"I cannot begin to thank Doug enough for all that he has done for this organization over the past nine years."

"When he arrived he brought instant credibility, expertise and extraordinary work ethic to an expansion franchise in desperate need of those things. He then worked tirelessly to build the Minnesota Wild into one of the premier franchises in the NHL."

Although it is easy to blame former head coach Jacques Lemaire for the trap style game play, ultimately it was Risebrough's call.

This is big news for the Minnesot...

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