Sports Gilmour leaving Frontenacs for community role with Maple Leafs

18:01  01 november  2019
18:01  01 november  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Former Leafs captain Doug Gilmour is adding the role of general manager to his portfolio with the Ontario Hockey League team and has brought in Gilmour is just a year into a five-year contract with the Frontenacs but the organization’s inability to land prospects left them without a position player on

Doug Gilmour in a blue uniform holding a baseball bat© Andre Ringuette / National Hockey League / Getty

Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Doug Gilmour is back with the franchise.

Gilmour announced Friday in an open letter on The Athletic that he's leaving his role as team president of the Ontario Hockey League's Kingston Frontenacs to join the Leafs as a community representative.

"I'm thrilled to be returning to Toronto in a formal capacity at a time when there is so much excitement for a team stacked with incredible talent," Gilmour said.

The 56-year-old is joining former Leafs legends Darryl Sittler, Wendel Clark, Curtis Joseph, and Darcy Tucker in the community role.

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The Toronto Maple Leafs honoured former captain Doug Gilmour on Saturday night before their game against Pittsburgh, raising his No. 93 to the Air Canada The 45-year-old Gilmour is the 17th player to be honoured by the Maple Leafs . A Toronto player hasn't worn No. 93 since Gilmour left the team.

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Gilmour spent 11 seasons with the Frontenacs. He was initially hired as head coach and served as general manager before assuming the role of president.

As a player, the Ontario native spent seven seasons with the Maple Leafs, serving as captain from 1994-97. In 393 games with the club, he tallied 131 goals and 452 points. During the 1992-93 campaign, Gilmour set single-season franchise records for assists (95), and points (127) while also capturing the Selke Trophy.

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