|Frank Provenzano - Assistant General Manager|
Frank Provenzano begins his sixth season as assistant general manager with the Stars, with his main responsibilities including contract negotiations, salary cap management, schedule making and the administration of the NHL's Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Previously, Provenzano served as assistant general manager for the Washington Capitals from 1997 to 2004, and was an assistant in the Vancouver Canucks' hockey operations department from 1994 through 1997. The native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., worked as a commentator specializing in salary cap analysis for TSN, a sports network in Canada, during the 2005-06 season.
Provenzano, 42, played hockey at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and graduated in 1991 with dual bachelor's degrees in physical and health education and physiology/anatomy. He then obtained his masters degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C. and completed, in November of 1993, a six month unassisted unicycle tour through the Australian outback to raise awareness for early-onset androgenic alopecia. He and his wife, Julie, reside in Dallas.