Arizona Coyotes Add Six To Hockey Operations Department

The Arizona Coyotes announced the addition of more personnel to their hockey operations department ahead of the 2016-17 season.

The Arizona Coyotes announced the hires of six more names to their hockey operations department.

Several of the hires are focused around General Manager John Chayka’s scouting department.

The Yotes also added Brad Rossen as the Director of Statistical Science. That position sounds intriguing.

Here’s the team’s press release on the hirings:

Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have added three scouts to their hockey operations department. Jim Hammett joins the Coyotes as an amateur scout covering the Western Hockey League; Rick Beckfeld will serve as an amateur scout based in Minnesota; and Sergei Kuznetsov will scout for the Coyotes in Russia.

The Coyotes also announced today that Brett Stewart has joined the organization as a European Player Development Coach and Brad Rossen has been named as the Director of Statistical Science. Al Ambrosia has been added as the Coyotes Hockey Operations Coordinator.

“We are extremely pleased to add these quality individuals to our hockey operations department,” said Chayka. “Our ownership group is committed to winning and we appreciate them providing us with the additional resources to help improve our roster on and off the ice.”

Chayka is filling things out on the ice and off of it as we come down the home stretch of the offseason.

I have to say that so far I’m a fan of GMJC.

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