Montreal Canadiens part ways with six scouts, opting not to renew contracts

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens are revamping their scouting department, electing not to renew the contracts of six amateur and pro scouts.

A team spokesman confirmed Monday that general manager Pierre Gauthier had parted ways with Denis Morel, Dave Mayville, Antonin Routa, Pelle Eklund, Nikolai Vakourov, and Gordie Roberts last Friday.

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The contracts of all six were up at the end of June, the spokesman added.