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Stanford named by QMJHL to committee selecting site of 2019 Memorial Cup

Glenn Stanford ran the St. John’s IceCaps for six years, and prior to that, the St. John’s Maple Leafs for 14 years.
Glenn Stanford ran the St. John’s IceCaps for six years, and prior to that, the St. John’s Maple Leafs for 14 years. - The Telegram

There are two groups competing to bring a hockey to Mile One Centre in St. John’s next season. One, involving the ownership group of the NBL Canada’s St. John’s Edge, is focused on acquiring a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team, while the other, involving Dean MacDonald and Glenn Stanford of St. John’s, is seeking to establish an ECHL team at Mile One.
But here’s an interesting twist: Stanford has been named by the QMJHL to be part of an independent selection committee which will determine which league city — Moncton and Halifax are the contenders — will host the Memorial Cup in 2019.
Stanford, who will be one of five voting members on the committee (QMJHL commissioner Gilles Courteau is a non-voting member), is a longtime hockey executive who most recently was the chief operating officer of the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps. He also was under contract by the Edge to assist in the launch of the pro basketball franchise.

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