Thread: Confirmed with Link: Antero Niittymaki hired as scout
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06-06-2013, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by starbuck97 View Post
No offense, but how do you know he's a good Euro goalie scout? He has no experience as a scout. I am so tired of the inbreeding of this team. Its as if there are no experienced, talented european goalie scouts anywhere in the world, they have to give this job to a former Flyer with no experience. This team needs to start looking for talent at every rank within the organization, and stop hiring their buddies.

I know this is a minor move, but European goaltenders are the norm in the NHL now, and the inbreeding is really getting to me.
I would go out on a limb to say that any goalie who's stuck in the NHL knows enough about what he's looking at to know a good talent when he sees it. It's not a position that you can succeed at without an at least somewhat analytical approach.

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