Hamilton Bulldogs name Glenn Stanford president and governor

“Glenn’s extensive experience and the passion that he possesses for both the sports-entertainment business, and for the game of hockey, make him the ideal person to head day-to-day operations of the Hamilton Bulldogs,” owner Michael Andlauer said in a statement.

Before joining the Bulldogs, Stanford was in his second year as president of the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads.

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“I’m extremely excited to be joining what is considered to be one of the premier franchises in the American Hockey League,” Stanford said.

The 49-year-old was also vice-president of the St. John’s Maple Leafs during the team’s 14-season stay in the Newfoundland capital. The franchise moved to Toronto last year.