Messier named Canadian GM for 2010 worlds
Former NHL star Mark Messier has been introduced as general manager of Canada's team for the 2010 world championship.
Mark Messier was officially introduced Wednesday during a news conference at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Messier is as a special assistant to New York Rangers president Glen Sather.
Fellow Hall of Famers Steve Yzerman and Wayne Gretzky have built Canadian teams in recent years.
Canada has won back-to-back silver medals at the world championship. It last won gold in 2007.