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The Bruins’ scouting department shake-up is just about complete, and it includes bringing a former face back to the organization.
The B’s announced Tuesday that Keith Gretzky has been promoted to director of amateur scouting, a position that was vacated when the team cut ties with Wayne Smith last month. Gretzky joined the Bruins in 2011 as an amateur scout and will take over the scouting department. Gretzky is the older brother of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky.
The club also announced they have signed former Bruins forward P.J. Axelsson as an amateur scout covering Europe as well as hiring Keith Sullivan as an amateur scout.
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On Tuesday, the Boston Bruins announced the promotion of Keith Gretzky to director of amateur scouting and the hiring of former Boston Bruin P.J. Axelsson as a European scout. In addition, they also hired Keith Sullivan as an amateur scout. Gretzky is the brother of Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, and he previously served as an amateur scout for the team. He joined the Black and Gold...
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The Boston Bruins have promoted Keith Gretzky, the younger brother of the hockey Hall of Famer, to director of amateur scouting.
The team also hired P.J. Axelsson as a European amateur scout and named Keith Sullivan an amateur scout.
Gretzky joined the Bruins organization in 2011 as an amateur scout. He has also scouted for the Phoenix Coyotes.
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