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Scouting Staff

P.J. Axelsson is in his fourth season with the Bruins organization. Based out of Sweden, he scouts amateur prospects in Europe and North America. He played 797 NHL/Bruins games from 1997-2009 with 103-184=287 career totals. He then returned to Sweden, playing his final five seasons with Frolunda from 2009-13.

 

Alain Bissonnette is in his second season with the Bruins organization. Based out of Quebec, he scouts amateur prospects in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He comes to the Bruins following 18 seasons as a head scout in the QMJHL, most recently with Shawinigan, with whom he won a Memorial Cup in 2012.

 

Dennis Bonvie is in his second season in the Bruins organization. He is a professional leagues scout based out of Pennsylvania. He played 963 professional games, mostly at the AHL level, including 92 NHL games with Edmonton, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Boston (1-2=3 totals in 2001-02) and Ottawa.

 

Adam Creighton is in his 16th season in the Bruins organization. He is a professional leagues scout based out of Ontario. He played 708 NHL games over 14 seasons with Buffalo, Chicago, NY Islanders, Tampa Bay and St. Louis.

 

Scott Fitzgerald is in his 11th season in the Bruins organization. Based out of Boston, he scouts amateur prospects throughout North America. Prior to joining the Bruins organization in 2006, he served as an area scout for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

 

Ryan Hardy is in his first season in the Bruins organization. He scouts amateur prospects throughout the United States and is based in Chicago. He joins the Bruins scouting staff following three years in Player Personnel with the U.S. National Team Development Program and was previously an assistant coach at Sacred Heart University and a scout for the NHL's Central Scouting department.

 

Brett Harkins is in his first season in the Bruins organization. Based in Ohio, he scouts prospects currently playing at the college level. He played 15 professional seasons at the NHL (Florida, Boston and Columbus), AHL and IHL levels in addition to Europe, including 45 games over two seasons with the Bruins (4-15=19 totals in 1994-95 and 1996-97).

 

Matt Lindblad is in his first season in the Bruins organization. He is a professional leagues scout based out of California. Signed as a free agent by Boston in 2013, he played two seasons in the Bruins organization, including four games in Boston, before finishing his playing career with Hartford/AHL in 2015-16.

 

Dean Malkoc is in his tenth season in the Bruins organization. He scouts amateur prospects in Western Canada. He played four NHL seasons with Vancouver, Boston (73 games from 1996-97 to 1997-98) and NY Islanders.

 

Mike McGraw is in his 15th season in the Bruins organization. Based out of Minnesota, he scouts high school and college prospects in the Midwest U.S. as well as the United States Hockey League.

 

Tom McVie is in his 23rd season in the Bruins organization, his 18th in a scouting capacity. Based out of Washington state, he scouts professional leagues on the West coast.

 

Victor Nybladh is in his first season in the Bruins organization. He is based in Sweden and will scout amateur prospects in Europe. He joins the Bruins scouting staff following four seasons as a European scout with the Buffalo Sabres.

 

Erkki Rajamaki is in his second season with the Bruins organization. Based out of Finland, he scouts amateur prospects in Europe. He enjoyed a 15-year career played mostly in Finland but including one season with Worcester in the AHL. He was a European scout for Pittsburgh for the two years prior to joining Boston's staff.

 

Blair Reid is in his third season in the Bruins organization. Based out of Alberta, he scouts amateur prospects in western Canada.

Andrew Shaw is in his second season in the Bruins organization. Based in Sarnia, Ontario, he serves as a regional amateur scout covering the Ontario Hockey League. He has over 20 years of experience scouting for OHL teams and also for the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets from 2000-2012.

 

Svenake Svensson is in his 26th season in the Bruins organization. Based in Sweden, he scouts throughout Europe.

 

Bob Wetick is in his second season in the Bruins organization. Based out of Toronto, Ontario, he serves as a regional amateur scout covering the Ontario Hockey League. He came to the Bruins organization following 17 seasons as Director of Scouting for the OHL's North Bay Battalion.