Matt Turek named interim general manager of the Bulldogs

October 6, 2022 – Ontario Hockey League (OHL) – Hamilton Bulldogs Press Release

HAMILTON, ONTARIO. Hamilton Bulldogs owner Michael Andlauer today announced the promotion of assistant general manager Matt Turek to interim general manager, effective immediately.

Turek, started with the Bulldogs as a scout in the 2015-16 season when the team moved to Hamilton and continued to progress through the organization. Known for his knowledge of the game and his eye for talent, Turek became director of player personnel ahead of the 2018-19 season and played an important role in building the 2022 OHL Championship team. In addition to his roles with the Bulldogs, Turek simultaneously served as a scout for the Montreal Canadiens.

Proud of Hamilton, Turek is a fixture in the local hockey community. He founded the Team Turek Elite 4-on-4 league which brought together many top professionals and developing junior players from across the province, creating a formidable development ground in Hamilton.

Turek’s involvement in Hamilton hockey, from establishing an elite development league to his involvement in local youth development, has made him one of the most respected people in the community. .

After being promoted to assistant general manager this summer, Turek will now take on an even bigger role guiding the Bulldogs in their defense of the OHL Championship and pursuit of a third J. Ross Robertson Cup.

“I am very grateful to Michael Andlauer and Steve Staios for the opportunity to continue the great culture we have developed with the Hamilton Bulldogs.” Turek said. “It is with great pride that I will work to continue to forge relationships in our community and pass on the success we have achieved on and off the ice.”

The Hamilton Bulldogs will skate at home for the first team this season Saturday night, October 8, hosting the Oshawa Generals at 7:00 p.m.

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