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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.

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

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