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The Pittsburgh Penguins have named Ron Hextall as general manager and Brian Burke as president of the hockey business, co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle announced on Tuesday

“We are incredibly fortunate to have two highly respected leaders with over 50 years experience in NHL management,” said Morehouse. “Ron and Brian are known in the ice hockey world as strong champions with championship pedigrees networked and experienced in all aspects of the game. Both look forward to working here in Pittsburgh, pooling their skills and building on our long tradition of success “

After a 13-year NHL career, Hextall has been in NHL management for more than twenty years

From 2014 to 2018 he was General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers and from 2006 to 2013 Deputy General Manager of the Los Angeles Kings

“It’s an honor to join the Pittsburgh Penguins – an organization known for excellence on and off the ice,” said Hextall. “I look forward to working with the owner, Brian and the entire organization to achieve the ultimate goal of bringing another Stanley Cup to Pittsburgh “

He was also President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs and President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames

Patrik Allvin, who after the resignation of Jim Rutherford on 27 The Penguins’ interim GM will resume his role as deputy general manager under Hextall and Burke

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