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The Hockey News’ People of Power and Influence: No. 5 – Craig Leipold

We count down The Hockey News' Top 100 People of Power and Influence.
Craig Leopold

Craig Leopold

Once Jacobs steps down as chair of the executive committee, Leipold makes sense as a prime candidate to replace him. From Nashville to Minnesota, Leipold is a fixer. 

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2022 IIHF World Championship

Men's World Championship Roundup: GB, Italy Relegated; Denmark Wins Major Upset

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