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David Poile is a Canadian ice hockey executive and former player. He is the president of hockey operations and general manager for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL) and he will retire on June 30, 2023.
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Occupation||Ice hockey executive, former player|
David Poile was born on February 14, 1950 (age 73 years) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of the former NHL player, coach and executive Bud Poile. His father died on January 4, 2005. He was a successful hockey player at Northeastern University, still holding the record for most career hat tricks with 11. While at Northeastern Poile was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.
David Poile began his career in the NHL as an administrative assistant with the then-expansion Atlanta Flames in 1972. Five years after joining the Flames organization he was named as the assistant general manager. He left the Flames to become the vice president and general manager of the Washington Capitals. He served in that capacity for 15 years. During his time in Washington, the Capitals amassed a 594–454–124 record under his management.
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Poile took the position with the then-expansion Nashville Predators in 1997 after working in Washington,. He has proven 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 served as general manager of the 1998 and 1999 U.S. National Team for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships. Poile also served as the general manager for the men’s hockey team at the 2014 Olympics, 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 prior to his planned departure. He has since not been able to see out of his right eye.
David Poile was awarded the Lester Patrick Trophy in 2001, making him and his father Norman ‘Bud’ Poile one of six father-son combinations to win the award. In 2017, he won the NHL’s General Manager of the Year award after the Predators reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history.
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On March 1, 2018, David Poile became the most successful general manager in NHL history, as the Nashville Predators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4–2, giving him his 1,320th win as a general manager, surpassing Glen Sather who had won 1,319 games. On February 26, 2023, Poile announced that he would retire on June 30, 2023.
Who is David Poile wife?
Elizabeth Poile is the wife of David Poile. The couple had their wedding in the United States. He first met his wife Elizabeth when she was a 13 years neighbor in California. His wife is a private person and they have children together. Notable of his children is Brian, Wyatt, Lauren, Ellie and Charlotte.
David Poile net worth
How much is David Poile worth? David Poile net worth is estimated at around $10 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as an ice hockey executive and former player. David Poile’s monthly salary and other career earnings are over $1.2 million annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and most influential Canadian ice hockey executives. David Poile stands at an appealing height of 1.80m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.