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Devils Bring On Ray Shero As GM, While Lou Lamoriello Remains Team President

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 05 / 15

Devils President & GM Lou Lamoriello, "always one for surprise moves ... pulled off another one" yesterday in naming former Penguins GM Ray Shero to the same position, according to Tom Gulitti of the Bergen RECORD. Lamoriello "will remain as team president in charge of hockey operations." He sai...

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