Dubas on Toronto: “It’s a great city. But here (Pittsburgh) feels like home.”
– Josh Yohe (@JoshYohe_PGH) June 23, 2023
Kyle Dubas has left Toronto to join the Penguins. I’m not telling you anything here because, as you know, this has been the big story for teams looking to shuffle their field hockey personnel.
We know that Dubas said he wanted to stay in Toronto, but that he lost his job because Brendan Shanahan wasn’t convinced he wanted to keep his job as GM of the Maple Leafs.
I don’t know to what extent it was all arranged with the view guy, but he’s been linked to the Penguins for a long time. Even when he had his job in Toronto, we knew Pittsburgh wanted him.
And finally, he received a golden bridge to take control of the club’s field hockey operations. When he became available, the Penguins’ bosses stopped everything to court him.
You might think this has everything to do with the fact that he’s just arrived in a new city. To his credit, the Ontarian wanted to mention that he felt very much at home in his new surroundings.
I don’t sense that he wanted to take a shot at Toronto (and there’s no advantage in doing so), but he did say what he said. And it’s clear: he feels better in Pittsburgh than in the Queen City.
Let’s not forget that one of the reasons he took the Penguins job was to move his family now, rather than wait and uproot his children later. Now he’s done.
I guess having a free hand at work also helps you feel at home in a city, doesn’t it?
– The Panthers’ player is getting better.
Matthew Tkachuk is slowly healing after the Stanley Cup Final but he’s quite hungry to get back.
– David Dwork (@DavidDwork) June 24, 2023
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– Good news from Trois-Rivières.
Many of you guessed it! Captain Cedric Montminy will officially be back to guide the team to new heights.🔥
– Trois-Rivières Lions (@Lions3r) June 24, 2023