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Minnesota Wild Fire GM Doug Riseborough

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

(Originally posted on HockeyBarn.com)

After the shocking news of head coach Jacques Lemaire's retirement from hockey earlier this week, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold completed the front office sweep by announcing today that the organization will not be renewing general manager/president Doug Riseborough's contract this offseason.

"The Wild owes a debt of gratitude to both Doug Riseborough and Jacques Lemaire for their efforts in establishing the Wild as one of the premiere franchises in the National Hockey League," Leipold stated in a press conference this afternoon.

Riseborough was the only GM/president in the Minnesota Wild's short history, and went 293-255-55-53 in his eight seasons with the organiz...

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