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Operation renovation: Fenton looks to add 'finishing touches' for Wild

'Whirlwind' summer awaits new GM as he seeks to build Stanley Cup contender

by Phil Ervin / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- New face, same objective. Fresh eyes, same vision.

"The goal remains," Wild owner Craig Leipold said Tuesday in introducing Paul Fenton as the Wild's new general manager, "to bring a Stanley Cup to the State of Hockey.

"No pressure, Paul."

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Boudreau, Fenton each took long road to top NHL gigs

New GM and his coach now begin work of building a consistent winner in Minnesota

by Dan Myers @DanMyers / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- When Ben Boudreau and P.J. Fenton hit the links recently in Fort Wayne, Indiana, it's safe to say the subject of hockey came up in the conversation.

Ben, the assistant coach of the Fort Wayne Komets, is the coaching son of Wild coach Bruce Boudreau. P.J. Fenton, a Fort Wayne resident, is a scout for the Edmonton Oilers and oldest son of new Wild general manager Paul Fenton.

It was the first ever meeting of people from the two hockey-crazed families that will aim to bring a Stanley Cup to the state of Minnesota in the seasons to come.

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Suter making progress on long road to recovery

Defenseman fractured his right ankle in March 31 game against Dallas

by Kayleigh Jackson / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- It's been nearly two months since Ryan Suter fractured his right ankle after going into the boards awkwardly in a game against the Dallas Stars. Now in a boot and using crutches, the Wild defenseman said he's moving forward. 

"It's getting better. Still a few more weeks until I can put weight on it but it's getting better every day," said Suter, in town Tuesday for new Wild general manager Paul Fenton's introductory press conference. 

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What they're saying about Paul Fenton

First reactions from Wild players and the front office on new GM

by Kayleigh Jackson / Wild.com

Video: Wild excited with Fenton hiring

ST. PAUL -- New Wild general manager Paul Fenton made his official debut on Tuesday at his introductory press conference. Several members of the team and coaching staff were on hand to learn about the new GM and his philosophy moving forward. Here's what they had to say about Fenton. 
 

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PONDcast: Interviews with Fenton, Boudreau

Wild Radio Network's Kevin Falness catches up with coach, new Wild GM

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- The Wild officially announced Paul Fenton as its new general manager Tuesday, and the Wild Radio Network's Kevin Falness had the chance to catch up with both Fenton and Minnesota head coach Bruce Boudreau.

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Fenton's fire burns hot for first crack at GM post

Former Predators assistant general manager has worked his way up management ladder

by Dan Myers @DanMyers / Wild.com

Fenton discusses vision for Wild

Fenton discusses vision for Wild

New Wild general manager Paul Fenton sits down with Wild TV to talk about his background, goals for Minnesota moving forward

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ST. PAUL -- About a half century ago, a captain at the Springfield, Massachusetts police department told Chief Paul Fenton Sr. to forget baseball or basketball. It was hockey that was the next up-and-coming sport. 

Fenton Sr., not a hockey guy himself, for some reason, took his colleague's advice and helped cultivate a passion of the sport for his son, Paul Fenton Jr.

Little did he know how much he had altered the life path his son would take.

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A look at Paul Fenton's résumé

New Wild general manager well versed in building Stanley Cup contender

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- The Wild on Monday announced Paul Fenton as the third general manager in franchise history. Wild.com looks back at his career to date, starting with his NHL playing days.

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Did you know? Five fast facts about Minnesota's new GM

Fenton played on three different AHL and IHL all-star teams

by Dan Myers @DanMyers / Wild.com

Paul Fenton brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Wild front office. Here are five things you may not have known about Minnesota's new general manager.

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Minnesota Wild names Fenton general manager

Former Predators executive brings 35 years of playing, management experience to State of Hockey

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

SAINT PAUL -- Minnesota Wild Owner Craig Leipold on Monday announced the hiring of Paul Fenton to a multi-year contract as the team's General Manager and Alternate Governor. He will oversee the Wild's hockey operations department including all matters relating to player personnel, coaching staff, scouting department and minor league operations.

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