"Ronald Michael Francis, Jr." is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey Centre (ice hockey)/centre who played 23 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes and Toronto Maple Leafs. Francis was in 2014 named as the general manager (ice hockey)/general manager for the Hurricanes, replacing Jim Rutherford, who had been with the franchise ever since the team's move to North Carolina. Two years before, Francis had become a minority owner of the team as part of the five-man investor group Playmakers Management.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous coaches! More Ron Francis on Wikipedia.
My personality is not one that goes out looking for that (publicity). If anything, I probably bring a little bit of that on myself because I tend to shy away from that limelight. But it was never about that. It was about playing the game. And the thing I'm most proud of over the length of my career is probably the consistency. That is the best part.Ron Francis