Wilson, McLellan officially returning for Sharks

Wilson, McLellan officially returning for Sharks
May 14, 2014, 3:00 pm
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Doug Wilson and I have met over the past two weeks. He has shared his support of the coaching staff, as well as his recommended changes to our team's roster, and he has my complete support moving forward.
Sharks owner Hasso Plattner

Sharks general manager Doug Wilson will remain in charge of hockey operations and Todd McLellan will officially return as head coach, team owner Hasso Plattner revealed through a statement on Wednesday.

"I am very disappointed in the way our team finished the 2013-14 season. Gaining a 3-0 series advantage and being unable to advance is a major blow to our organization and fan base.  Our teams have been consistently built to go deep into the playoffs and this goal won't change.
 
“Doug Wilson and I have met over the past two weeks.  He has shared his support of the coaching staff, as well as his recommended changes to our team's roster, and he has my complete support moving forward. 
 
“I want to thank our extremely loyal fans and partners for their continued support and to let them know that we are not satisfied with the status quo of the last several seasons. 
 
“I am confident that with the proposed changes, Doug and his staff will build a team we can all be proud of."

For McLellan, 2014-15 will be his seventh season as head coach. Wilson voiced his support for McLellan and his staff on May 2, just two days after the Sharks lost to the Kings in the first round of the NHL playoffs, becoming just the fourth team in NHL history to squander a 3-0 series lead.

Wilson has been the general manager since May 13, 2003.