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The Hockey News' People of Power and Influence: No. 68 – Chris Ilitch

We count down The Hockey News' Top 100 People of Power and Influence.
Chris Ilitch

Chris Ilitch

The successor in the family empire after father Mike's passing in 2017, Chris is Ilitch Holding's CEO and oversees all major decisions for both the Red Wings and the MLB Tigers.

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Kris Letang

Penguins Hope to Get Deal With Kris Letang Done Soon

Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ron Hextall said he'd "be surprised" if the team doesn't get a deal together soon with defenseman Kris Letang, while adding the team is still working on Evgeni Malkin.


Wild Sign Middleton to Three-Year Extension

The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Jacob Middleton to a three-year contract extension.

Kirill Kaprizov

Wild GM Guerin Says Kaprizov Remains in Russia Amid Fake ID Report

Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin has denied reports that Kirill Kaprizov flew back to the United States following news of Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ivan Fedotov's detainment in Russia last week.