BREAKING NEWS : Canadiens hire Vincent Lecavalier and Nick Bobrov

Published February 18, 2022 at 10:36

This is the press release from the Montreal Canadiens, per NHL.com:

"Bobrov joins the organization after six seasons as Director of European Scouting with the New York Rangers between 2015 and 2021, a position he also held with the Boston Bruins between 2001 and 2006. Bobrov will oversee the draft department together with Lapointe, who remains director of player personnel and co-director of amateur scouting.''

''Lecavalier, meanwhile, played 17 seasons in the NHL, collecting 949 points in 1,212 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings. Selected first overall by Tampa in the 1998 NHL Draft, the Île-Bizard, QC native hoisted the Stanley Cup with the Lightning in 2004 before winning the Maurice Richard Trophy with 52 goals during the 2006-07 season."

Credit: HF
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