Friedman Reveals the GM Candidates Interviewed by the Maple Leafs

Published May 29, 2023 at 7:20 PM

Progress Report on the Search for Toronto's New GM

Toronto's pursuit of a new General Manager (GM) is well underway, with significant progress being made. Exciting news reveals that the Leafs have already commenced conducting interviews with potential candidates vying for the coveted role.

During a recent episode of the highly acclaimed podcast "32 Thoughts," esteemed insider Elliotte Friedman provided insights into the discussions and meetings that have taken place between the Toronto organization and prospective GMs.

Updates on Toronto's GM Search: Candidates Who Have Been Interviewed

Joseph Zita shared intriguing updates on Twitter regarding the Leafs' ongoing quest for a new GM. Friedman, on the aforementioned podcast, confirmed the following information:

Elliotte Friedman reiterated on the 32 Thoughts podcast that Brad Treliving met with the Leafs in person, Marc Bergevin had a Zoom interview with the team, and Doug Wilson engaged in discussions with the Leafs. He also mentioned that there was one additional individual who had an in-person interview, but their identity remains unconfirmed.

With Brad Treliving, Marc Bergevin, and Doug Wilson now officially linked to Toronto's search for a new GM, their involvement in the interview process has been confirmed by Friedman. Furthermore, there is another candidate who participated in an in-person interview, yet their identity remains a mystery.

Seeking an Experienced GM: Observing the Trend

Toronto appears to be leaning towards hiring a seasoned and accomplished GM. The three confirmed candidates all boast extensive experience in the NHL, having made significant decisions throughout their careers. The Leafs' desire to pair their existing team with an experienced GM reflects their ambition to achieve greater success in future playoff runs.

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