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06-06-2013, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by dmanfish90 View Post
What does Timmins have to do with scouting professionals? Diaz was in the Swiss A before we signed him (I believe Zurich?) and Desharnais was tearing up the ECHL/2 post-draft eligible years in the Q. Maybe Desharnais you could give him credit for, but seeing as how both were signed after stints of various sizes in professional leagues, and Timmins is the Director of AMATEUR Scouting, I don't know how you can directly equate them with Timmins.
Regardless of wether it's a pro or amateur league, amateur scouting means scouting for the draft and undrafted free agents. Collberg and others were drafted from Swedinsh pro leagues, Emelin too. Nygren also. That's Timmins and his staff.

PRO scouting is NHL, scouting other teams before games(style, systems and tendencies) and players(for trade or FA).

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