Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

September 05, 2008 17:57 ET

Ottawa Senators Announce Changes to Scouting Staff

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today that the club has made several changes to its scouting staff.

Pierre Dorion has been named the Senators chief amateur scout. Dorion will be responsible for directing the scouts who cover the amateur ranks in the United States, Canada and Europe. He joined the Senators' organization in July 2007 after spending the previous two seasons as an amateur scout for the New York Rangers and 11 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens.

The Senators also hired two new scouts: Jim Clark, who spent the last nine seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, will join the staff as a professional scout and Greg Royce joins Ottawa as an amateur scout. Royce spent the last three seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes after spending eight seasons with the Nashville Predators.

Other changes in the Senators scouting department see Lewis Mongelluzzo re-signing with the club and being named National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recruiting co-ordinator, while amateur scouts George Fargher and Bob Lowes have moved from part-time to full-time scouts positions.

The Senators scouting department is as follows:

Pierre Dorion, chief amateur scout

Vaclav Burda, amateur scout

Jim Clark, professional scout

George Fargher, amateur scout

Anders Forsberg, amateur scout

Archie Henderson, professional scout

Bob Janecyk, amateur scout

Bob Lowes, amateur scout

Bill McCarthy, amateur scout

Lewis Mongelluzzo, NCAA recruiting co-ordinator

Nick Polano, professional scout

Greg Royce, amateur scout

Mikko Ruutu, amateur scout

Boris Shagas, amateur scout

Contact Information

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