Larry Pleau has been the general manager of the St. Louis Blues since 1997. That’s a long time to be the GM for one franchise in any sport. He even survived a change in ownership. And he’ll be sticking around a little while longer–yesterday, the Blues announced that Pleau had received a two-year contract extension.
Of course, at the same time, the Blues announced that they had already hired Pleau’s replacement, former Stars GM Doug Armstrong. Now that’s some succession planning! Continue reading