When the Las Vegas NHL team looked for an assistant general manager, it didn’t opt for a rising young star in the business.
It didn’t look for someone in the analytics mold either.
Instead the team wanted someone with a lot of hockey experience who could scout young players and bring in a culture of winning and accountability.
Brandon Wheat Kings owner (and former coach/GM) Kelly McCrimmon was the obvious choice to general manager George McPhee and owner Bill Foley. McCrimmon, who has been with Brandon since 1988, turned the team into a Western HockeyRead More »from Kelly McCrimmon on leaving the Wheat Kings to create Las Vegas' NHL culture (Puck Daddy Q&A)