I'm late getting to this but yesterday afternoon, Ottawa's director of player personnel, Pierre Dorion, made an appearance on the Team 1200's Healthy Scratches. With the NHL Entry Draft less than two months away, Dorion shared his thoughts on the draft and a variety of Ottawa's prospects and players.
The following is a transcript of some of the memorable topics, as always my thoughts are in bold.
Q: How close are you to getting your final (scouting) list finalized?
A: Pretty close. Actually, today I printed all of our scouts’ lists. All the guys are coming in Thursday night and we’re going to start our scouting meetings on Friday, so I just wanted to have a brief look at what every one of our scouts seemed to think about the possible draftable prospects this year, and I think it looks pretty good.
I hope it looks good.
Q: For this Friday meeting, is this the first of many war room mentality meetings?
A: Yes, this is probably the final meeting or this is probably the most ...