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Whom should the Wild hire as their next GM?

Less than 15 months after hiring Paul Fenton as general manager, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold changed his mind. Claiming it was not "the right fit," Leipold fired Fenton, with assistant GM Tom Kurvers taking over on an interim basis until a permanent replacement can be found.

About that permanent hire, we've got some thoughts on the identity of that person, as well as the task ahead when the hire is made:

Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: Before we get to the next general manager, I'd like to pour a little out for Paul Fenton.