Paul Fenton (ice hockey)
Paul John Fenton Jr. (born December 22, 1959) is an American former ice hockey forward and executive. He has previously served as the general manager for the Minnesota Wild. Before joining the Wild, he had worked as assistant general manager with the Nashville Predators.
December 22, 1959|
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
Toronto Maple Leafs
San Jose Sharks
|National team||United States|
Fenton started his National Hockey League career with the Hartford Whalers in 1985. He also played for the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Winnipeg Jets, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, and San Jose Sharks. He retired from the NHL after the 1992 season.
Before being named general manager and chief of the Minnesota Wild on May 21, 2018, Fenton was an assistant general manager with the NHL's Nashville Predators, while simultaneously serving as the general manager of the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals.
Fenton is the son of Paul Fenton Sr. and Joann Mullin, his father was the Police Chief of the city of Springfield, Massachusetts for 14 years and worked for the police for over 40 years. Fenton has two sons, one of whom, P. J. Fenton, played hockey for the AHL's Rochester Americans and is currently a part of the Minnesota Wild's amateur scouting team.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|1986–87||New York Rangers||NHL||8||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1986–87||New Haven Nighthawks||AHL||70||37||38||75||45||7||6||4||10||6|
|1987–88||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||71||20||23||43||46||5||2||1||3||2|
|1987–88||New Haven Nighthawks||AHL||5||11||5||16||9||—||—||—||—||—|
|1988–89||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||21||2||3||5||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||30||5||10||15||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1991–92||San Jose Sharks||NHL||60||11||4||15||33||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Wild name Fenton general manager". NHL.com. May 21, 2018. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
- "Paul Fenton Assistant General Manager". predators.ice.nhl.com. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
- "Wild fire GM Fenton after one year". The Sports Network. July 30, 2019. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
- "P.J. Fenton". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
| General Manager of the Minnesota Wild