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Wild's Chuck Fletcher, Brent Flahr owe much to late executive Bryan Murray

Wild's Chuck Fletcher, Brent Flahr owe much to late executive Bryan Murray

The following article appeared on www.startribune.com on Monday, August 21, 2017 featuring the relationship of Harvard alum Chuck Fletcher and Princeton alum Brent Flahr with the late hockey executive Bryan Murray.

By Michael Russo

Fresh out of captaining Princeton’s hockey team, Brent Flahr broke into pro hockey by selling tickets for the Florida Panthers.

But he had bigger aspirations and, as former Panthers General Manager Bryan Murray loved to tell it, Murray and then-assistant GM Chuck Fletcher kept hearing about this know-it-all account executive who had all the answers.

So Murray interviewed Flahr for a hockey ops job.

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