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David Poile Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is David Poile?
David Poile is a prominent President of Hockey Operations and General Manager of the NFL’s Nashville Predators.
How Old Is David Poile?
He is 72 years old as of July 2022, having been born on February 14, 1950, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. David shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Tati Westbrook, Karol G, Jessii Vee, Justina Valentine, Harry Holland, and many more.
David Poile Family
Who are David Poile Parents?
He was born to Bud Poile (Father, born on February 10, 1924, but died on January 4, 2005) a professional ice hockey player, coach, general manager, and league executive. But his mother’s name and mentioned anywhere on the internet.
Does David Poile have Siblings?
There is no information on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as the only child. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
David Poile Education
He received his education at Northeastern University in Boston.
David Poile Marital Status
According to news on the internet, it shows that he is possibly single, and has not been previously engaged.
David Poile Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
David Polie Career
As a player, he was a successful hockey player at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He still holds the record for most career hat tricks with 11. During his time at Northeastern, he was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. In 1972, he began his career in the NHL as an Administrative Assistant with the then expansion Atlanta Flames. After joining the Flames organization, five years later he was named the assistant general manager. He then left the Flames to become the vice president and general manager of the Washington Capitals.
In that capacity, he served for fifteen years. And during his time in Washington, he was quite successful and the Capitals amassed a 594-454-124 record under his control. After working in Washington, in 1997, he took the position with the then-expansion Nashville Predators. He then proved to make many shrewd moves and has created a competitive team with a limited budget, and has been the team’s only general manager in the franchise’s history to date. He went on to serve as general manager of the 1998 and 199 U.S. National Team for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships.
Moreover, he served as the general manager for the men’s hockey team at the 2014 Olympics. Even though he was unable to attend the games in Sochi due to a hit in the face with an errant puck during a Nashville Predators morning skate just days before his planned departure. Since then, he has not been able to see out of his right eye. In 2001, he was awarded the Lester Patrick Trophy thus making him and his father Norman ‘Bud’ Polie one of six father-son combinations to win the award.
He then won the NHL’s General Manager of the Year award in 2017 after the Predators reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. David then became the most successful general manager in NHL history on March 1, 2018, as the Nashville Predators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 thus giving him his 1,320th win as a general manager, thus surpassing Glen Sather who had 1,319 games. However, none of his teams have ever won a Stanley Cup.
David Poile Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5tf 11inches (1.8m) and a weight of 82kg (180lbs).
David Poile Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $2 and $5 million.
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