Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Early life== Lombardi grew up in Ludlow, [[Massachusetts]], and was an All-Western Massachusetts forward for Ludlow High School for the 1974–75 season as a junior. As a senior Lombardi was a member of the Wallace Cup champion Springfield Olympics of the New England Junior Hockey League in 1975–76 for top talent developer [[Gary Dineen]]. Played two more seasons for Dineen, were he was selected to the All-America Junior hockey team. He played college hockey at top flight division 2 Elmira College freshman year, and tranferred to University of New Haven (D2) where he was selected the scholar/athlete his senior year, and served as captain his junior and senior years. Lombardi graduated third in his class. Lombardi graduated with honors from Tulane University with a law degree specializing in labor law. He initially became a players agent under the tutelage of famed agent Art Kaminsky, and crossed over to the management side as an assistant general manager to [[Jack Ferreira]] with the [[Minnesota North Stars]], from 1988 – 1990 before moving with Ferreira to the expansion San Jose Sharks. Named general manager of the Sharks in 1996. Son-in-law to Hockey Hall of Fame player [[Bob Pulford]], himself a former longtime NHL general manager. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Ice Hockey Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://icehockey.fandom.com/wiki/Dean_Lombardi"