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Fenton, Fitzgerald expected to get second interview for Wild GM job

Fenton, Fitzgerald expected to get second interview for Wild GM job
Published On: Sun, May 13
May 3, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing stands in the crowd in a firefighter outfit prior to the game between the Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames in game two of the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Wild are set to begin the second round of interviews for their vacant general manager position next week.

Among the remaining candidates expected to get a second chance at the job are Nashville Predators assistant GM Paul Fenton and New Jersey Devils assistant GM Tom Fitzgerald, according to Sportsnets Elliotte Friedman.

Fenton and Fitzgerald were among multiple candidates for the Carolina Hurricanes GM job but both men dropped out of that race in March before the Hurricanes officially named Don Waddell the teams new GM earlier this week.

The Wild decided not to renew now-former GM Chuck Fletchers contract after the team was eliminated by the Winnipeg Jets in April.

Fletcher had been with the club for nine years and Wild owner Craig Leipold said it was a difficult decision to make.

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