NHL; First Black General Manager; Mike Grier
Grier, the first Black GM in NHL history, will be introduced by Sharks president Jonathan Becher and assistant GM Joe Will during a press conference at 11 a.m. PT.
The 47-year-old Grier played in the NHL from 1996-97 through 2010-11, including a three-year stint with the Sharks from 2006-07 through the 2008-09 season. In 221 games with San Jose, the forward scored 35 goals and recorded 43 assists.
By Ali Thanawalla