Dubas in 2018
|Born||November 29, 1985|
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
|Team||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|Previous team(s)||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
Kyle Dubas (born November 29, 1985) is a Canadian ice hockey executive who is currently the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously served as the general manager of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL) and Toronto Marlies (AHL).
Dubas was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. His father was a Greyhounds intern and his grandfather, Walter Dubas, coached the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds from 1960 to 1967. Dubas attended Brock University, graduating in Sport Management (BSM). While at Brock, Dubas worked as a scout for the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)'s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
Career in hockey management
At age 25, Dubas was hired as the general manager of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, where he famously traded two players and seven draft picks to the Windsor Spitfires to acquire top NHL prospect Jack Campbell. In this position, he also hired Sheldon Keefe as head coach.
Dubas was hired as assistant general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs by president Brendan Shanahan on July 22, 2014, at age 28, replacing Claude Loiselle. He specialized in team improvement through statistical analysis.
In April 2015, after the firing of general manager Dave Nonis, Dubas became one of two interim general managers of the Maple Leafs. His role included evaluating prospective new players. In July 2015, when Lou Lamoriello was hired as the Maple Leafs' general manager, fellow assistant general manager Mark Hunter and Dubas became assistant general managers for the team.
On May 11, 2018, Dubas was named the general manager of the Maple Leafs. Before being named general manager, he served as general manager of the American Hockey League (AHL)'s Toronto Marlies, with which he won the 2018 Calder Cup.
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| General manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs