Wild Name New GM

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(Learfield) The Minnesota Wild will name Bill Guerin as its new general manager tomorrow during a news conference.

Guerin spent the last five seasons as assistant GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was also a player development coach between 2011 and 2014.

Wild owner Craig Leipold said, "Bill has been a winner throughout his hockey career and I am extremely pleased to be able to add his experience to our organization and the State of Hockey."

Guerin scored more than 400 goals in more 1200 games across 18 seasons in the NHL. He won Stanley cups in 1995 with New Jersey and 2009 with Pittsburgh.

Guerin is a Massachusetts native and attended Boston College. He replaces former G-M Paul Fenton.

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