Chickenspear Posted July 5, 2022 Share Posted July 5, 2022 (edited) https://www.nhl.com/news/toronto-maple-leafs-promote-dr-hayley-wickenheiser-to-assistant-general-manager/c-334806734 Wickenheiser promoted by Maple Leafs to assistant general manager Four-time Olympic gold medalist joined Toronto in 2018 Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser was promoted to assistant general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday. The four-time Olympic women's hockey gold medalist (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014) will work under GM Kyle Dubas. She's joined the Maple Leafs as assistant director of player development Aug. 23, 2018 and was promoted to senior director of player development May 17, 2021, when her former Canada Olympic teammate and fellow Hockey Hall of Fame member Danielle Goyette was hired as director of player development. Wickenheiser is the fourth woman to be named an assistant GM in NHL history. She has worked with Toronto prospects at all levels, with a focus on those based in western Canada while completing her education at the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine in 2021. She scored 379 points (168 goals, 211 assists), the most in the history of her country, and retired in 2017 to pursue becoming an emergency room doctor. Wickenheiser was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2019 and became one of Canada's most influential faces in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Edited July 6, 2022 by Chickenspear Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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