MONTRÉAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Vaughn Karpan as director of professional scouting.
The 2015-16 season will be Karpan’s 11th season with the Canadiens organization, having previously served as amateur scout from 2005 to 2010 (five years), and the past five seasons as professional scout. Karpan, 53, also worked with the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes organization for 13 years, including five seasons as director of amateur scouting, from 2000 to 2005.
A native of The Pas, Manitoba, Vaughn Karpan played with Canada’s men national hockey team from 1983 to 1988, competing at the Olympic Games in 1984 (Sarajevo) and 1988 (Calgary). A graduate of the University of Manitoba, the former left winger also captained the university hockey team. Karpan also played a season with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL in 1979-80.
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