Morning Rumors I: Scouting Five Games Last Night

  • Randy Miller of Scouting the Devils – Blue Jackets game last night include: Blackhawks (2 – director of player personnel Pierre Gauthier and pro scout Dennis Bonvie) and the Wild’s assistant GM Jim Mill. Both the Blackhawks and Wild have reportedly had some interest in Martin Brodeur. Corey Schneider was in net for the Devils. Other scouts attending: Lightning, Flyers, Penguins, Stars, Sharks and Islanders.
  • David Pollak: The Canadiens scouted the Sharks – Flyers game last night. The Sharks had a scout watching the Canadiens last night.
  • Scott Cruickshank: Scouting the Flames – Kings game last night: Stars, Blackhawks, Maple Leafs, Oilers, Panthers, Senators, Devils and Rangers. Randy Sportak: Devils No. 2 guy, David Conte, was at the game.
  • Patrick Kearns: Scouting the Rangers – Blackhawks game last night: Coyotes, Canucks, Predators, Hurricanes, Blue Jackets and Stars.
  • Rick Ralph: Among the scouts at the Jets – Coyotes game last night: Lightning (2), Maple Leafs and Canadiens.