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Chicago Blackhawks Deny Pittsburgh Penguins Position to Speak to Their Management Member

Published May 18, 2023 at 4:52 PM
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In the ever-changing landscape of professional hockey, the Pittsburgh Penguins find themselves in an intriguing predicament. Just a scant two months after the dismissal of Ron Hextall, the hunt for a new general manager continues unabated.

A tantalizing list of potential candidates had emerged early on, featuring notable names such as Toronto's wunderkind Kyle Dubas, seasoned veteran Brad Trelving, who formerly helmed the Calgary Flames, Chicago's wizard of strategy Jeff Greenberg, and the New York Rangers' savvy negotiator, Ryan Martin.

However, the Penguins' hopes to rope in these titans have been met with a series of setbacks, the Chicago Blackhawks, alongside the other two groups involved declined the Penguins' requests to speak to them, disallowing permission.

Attempts to initiate discussions with Trelving, Greenberg, and Martin have been met with firm rebuffs, further narrowing the Penguins' options.



In the face of these obstacles, the Penguins find themselves in a race against time. While the summer's leisurely pace might provide some respite, it's a double-edged sword. The longer the search continues, the greater the risk of the GM market drying up, leaving the Penguins with less than optimal choices.
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