Saturday, August 18, 2012

Canadiens Extend Timmins, New Scouts, Hanaan and More

Trevor Timmins - 2009 NHL Entry Draft, First Round
Happy Saturday Hab fans!

Yesterday, Marc Bergevin continued his significant retooling of the the front office, extending Trevor Timmins contract and adding Donald Audette and Mark Mowers as scouts.

Clearly, scouting is a priority for Bergevin. Not only have five scouts been added this summer, but Martin Lapointe was hired to help relieve Timmins of some of his player development duties.

For all of the on-ice moves made this summer, it is perhaps these behind-the-scene changes that will have the longest lasting impact.

Habs and Hockey News

- HabsWorld's story on the Timmins extension.

- The Nashville Predators signed Scott Hanaan to a one-year, $1 million deal. Good depth move.

- Amidst the recent focus on CBA talks, Stu Hackel reminds us that the on-ice aspects of the game are also being worked on.

- Bob Murray testified in court, defending himself against assault charges.

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)


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