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Feature: Frequent Flier

Feature: Frequent Flier

The following article featuring St. Lawrence alum Mike Barnett appeared August 12 on the National Hockey League (NHL) Web site.

By Dan Rosen Staff Writer

Mike Barnett is excited for the next challenge of his career in hockey, mainly because this one doesn't involve a television or an office.

"It's going to be seeing a lot of hockey, and I welcome that," said Barnett, who was hired this summer by the New York Rangers to be the senior advisor to President and GM Glen Sather. "I have been watching a lot on the dish over the last 12 months, but it's not the same as being in the rink."

Barnett was the Phoenix Coyotes GM from 2001-07 after serving as a player agent, most notably to Wayne Gretzky, for two decades. He said his new job description doesn't have a specific definition, which is actually quite invigorating.

Complete article can be accessed via the NHL Web site by clicking here.