According to the Winnipeg Free Press, Kevin Cheveldayoff has accepted the GM position with Winnipeg‘s new NHL franchise.
Cheveldayoff, 41, was the assistant GM for the Chicago Blackhawks for the past two seasons. He was part of the Blackhawks team that won the Stanley Cup in 2010.
True North Sports and Entertainment has called for a press conference at 2pm CT (3pm ET).
three days ago, it was announced that Atlanta Thrashers GM Rick Dudley would not be retained when the club relocates to Winnipeg.