Kyle Dubas finally accepts a new job but it's not to be General Manager

Published June 1, 2023 at 10:37

Kyle Dubas has been heavily connected to multiple teams since being terminated as the Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager. Rumors swirled that Dubas was heavily connected to both the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins GM roles.

Now according to multiple Insiders Dubas has finally accepted a new role, but it's not to be their General Manager.

We are thrilled to welcome Kyle to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Throughout his career, Kyle has proven himself as a forward-thinking hockey mind and embodies all of the qualities - integrity, intelligence, and an unwavering commitment to building a winning culture - that we value in a leader at the Penguins and within Fenway Sports Group. We have done exhaustive work narrowing down candidates throughout this process, but it did not take long to be impressed by Kyle, the reputation he's cultivated for himself in and around the National Hockey League, and his vision for the organization on and off the ice. His passion for the sport and ability to foster collaborative relationships with his staff, coaches and players is the type of leadership style that will undoubtedly resonate with the front office and set us on a new path for success in the near-term with our current championship-caliber core and beyond with a commitment to sustainable, long-term success."

The Penguins made it official that Dubas will take over as President of Hockey Operations and will begin his search for a General Manager shortly.

But this raises some questions for some, because in his last press conference with the Leafs he made it clear it was Toronto or a year off.

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