Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 3/21/13

MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 27: General Manager and President Glen Sather of the New York Rangers (C) works at the draft table during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre on June 27, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Us here at BSB want to wish General Manager Glen Sather a swift recovery, as Newsday has reported that he will undergo surgery for prostate cancer sometime today. While Slats is recovering, Assistant General Manager Jeff Gorton is running the day-to-day operations. Gorton represented the Rangers at the general managers meetings in Toronto this week, and will be taking over where Slats left off. This includes player management, salary cap management, and collective bargaining. Gorton’s history with the Bruins –where he served as interim general manager in 2006– includes orchestrating the Andrew Raycroft-Tuuka Rask swap, and drafted Phil Kessel, Milan Lucic, and Brad Marchand. Those are four key pieces on what is a very good Bruins team. The most important thing here is that Slats gets well soon. Tweet
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