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The Art of Scouting: No Science and Precious Little Art Here

Jim Nill, Assistant General Manager, Detroit Red Wings, agrees that predicting how a player will develop, and if he will at all, is one of the toughest parts of amateur scouting. The varying development cycles of prospects, not only physically but mentally and emotionally, too, all make amateur scouting a head spinner.

–The Art of […]

There’s a Joke in Here Somewhere About Bobby Orr and Letting the Cat Out of the Bag

Spouse and I have had four straight days of nearly uninterrupted bliss: with Friday and Monday away from work, we have been enjoying an uncharacteristic surfeit of leisure time. Spouse was bold and adventurous; on Saturday, she headed off to do some volunteer work with some horses and disabled children.

As for myself, in order […]