July 23, 2014 12:35 pm
Updated: July 23, 2014 1:32 pm

Maple Leafs hire 28-year-old Kyle Dubas as new assistant GM


WATCH: New Assistant General Manager Kyle Dubas and Leafs President Brendan Shanahan discuss the fresh perspective he will bring to the team

TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired Kyle Dubas as their new assistant general manager.

He replaces Claude Loiselle, who is leaving the team along with vice-president of hockey operations Dave Poulin.

Dubas has spent three season as GM of the OHL’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

The Leafs say the moves are part of “front-office restructuring.”

The 28-year-old Dubas was the youngest GM in OHL history when he was appointed to the Greyhounds position in 2011.

Leafs president Brendan Shanahan says he’ll bring a “fresh approach” to the Toronto front office.

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