Toronto Maple Leafs hire Kyle Dubas

July 22, 2014

The boy wonder is moving on and up.

Kyle Dubas is leaving the Soo Greyhounds for the Toronto Maple Leafs, confirmed this morning.

The 28-year old Dubas has been hired by the Maple Leafs as their new assistant general manager.

Dubas replaces Claude Loiselle as assistant GM of the storied National Hockey League franchise.

Dubas was hired by the Greyhounds in 2011 and at age 25, became one the youngest general managers in Ontario Hockey League history.

Brendan Shanahan, the recently-hired president of the Maple Leafs, said Dubas will bring “a fresh approach” to Toronto.

“Kyle is a young executive who has made a strong name for himself in hockey with a progressive style, work ethic and maturation beyond his years,” said Shanahan.

Dubas said the opportunity to work for the Maple Leafs is “a dream come true.

“I’m truly excited to begin helping this team win and to learn from men like Brendan Shanahan and (Leafs GM) Dave Nonis,” added Dubas. “I am very thankful for the opportunity and equally grateful to the Greyhound organization for helping put me in this position.”

PHOTO: Kyle Dubas is leaving the Soo Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League to become the assistant general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.

What you think about “Toronto Maple Leafs hire Kyle Dubas”

  1. Finally the Leafs have someone that can make a positive future for the Leafs organization. Congratulations Kyle, your Grandpa would be very proud.

  2. Well Kyle after the beating you took in some of the local media (myself exempted) I am glad you are doing what I saw in you when we teamed up for the Air Canada Cup, excelling. Congratulations young man and all the best, now go out and help hire Mike Babcock and then the Leafs may, just may win that long time coming Stanley Cup!

  3. WOW !!! Great for the Leafs but so sad for us. We will sure miss you. We thought you would be around for awhile. I guess greatness is never passed up. Your family must be very proud of you . So are we !! GOOD LUCK !

  4. Congratulations Kyle! You came along way in a short time since you played for us! Your hard work and compassion for the game is being rewarded now. Good luck in the big smoke. Toronto’s gain is the Sault’s lose

  5. It sure did not long for this guy to make it to the Show. Another good Northern Ont boy make’s good.

  6. There was never a doubt that this would happen. Just a matter of time.
    Hard work, dedication and a passion for what you do trumps all!!!
    As the old saying goes.
    Always leave an organization better than when one comes in.
    Kyle you have accomplished this in spades. GOOD FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Lynda and I are extremely happy for you and your family.
    Oh by the way…LOL…, congrats on your recent marriage.
    Go get him buddy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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