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By James Stephan (@J_Habs)
On August 17, 2012 The Montreal Canadiens announced that Trevor Timmins, Director of Amateur Scouting has signed a contract extension.
Upon reading the news a gust of wind had swept through the streets of Montreal; the collective sigh of every Habs fan.
With Trevor Timmins at the helm, the Montreal Canadiens have drafted the likes of Andrei & Sergei Kostitsyn, Carey Price, Max Pacioretty, Ryan McDonagh, P.K. Subban, Brendan Gallagher, and most recently Sarnia Sting forward Alex Galchenyuk.
Timmins has always been revered by many for being one of the best at his profession, having the knack of finding NHL talent, making the most of his draft picks, and scouts are suggesting that this past June was his best draft yet. Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin and Trevor Timmins managed to draft several players that have been dubbed “steals” who were projected to go much higher, like Swedish forward Sebastian Collberg who...