According to a report from the Seattle Times, the new NHL Seattle team has named their General Manager: Ron Francis.
BREAKING: @NHLSeattle_ will name Ron Francis its first general manager. Francis, who was GM in Carolina from 2014-18, played in the NHL for 22 seasons and is fifth all time in points. @GeoffBakerTIMES story: https://t.co/eOytcscl78— The Seattle Times (@seattletimes) July 17, 2019
Francis played in the NHL for an impressive 22 years and was most recently the GM for the Carolina Hurricanes. You can read more about his departure from Carolina, here.
This will be the first of many moves for the new expansion team as they begin to build out their new franchise.
You can get more about the Francis hire from the Seattle Times.