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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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