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08-17-2012, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Bullsmith View Post
Very glad to see us adding to our home-province scouting. It's clear Bergevin has a soft spot for ex-players like himself, which isn't necessarily a good thing or a bad thing. This is the kind of hiring that will reveal how good Bergevin's evaluation of staff, not just players, is. I, of course, hope Audette turns out to be a stud for us. Wouldn't it be great if the next Claude Giroux didn't slip through our fingers?
While I agree with your sentiments, I thought you should note that Claude Giroux was born and raised in Hearst, Ontario and thus has nothing to do with pro-scouting in Quebec.

But regardless, more scouts can never be a bad thing! Glad to hear Bergevin is still working hard to make both the on-ice product and management team as effective as possible.

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