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Scouts are the lifeblood of hockey teams, and they’re on the go way more than the players themselves. The typical scout sees up to 260 games in a year, including tournaments. NHL teams have a variety of talent hawks on their roster, with four major regions covered off: Canada West, Canada East, the United States and Europe. Within those spheres, you can break things down even further. Teams may have two dedicated scouts just for the WHL or OHL,...
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