Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/16/10 at 01:50 PM ET
from Mike G. Morreale of NHL.com,
As the director of European scouting for the Detroit Red Wings, Hakan Andersson certainly racks up plenty of frequent-flyer miles.
He certainly made more than his share of flights to Russia this season in attempt to evaluate prospects sure to be in the cross hairs of NHL scouts and general managers at the NHL Entry Draft, June 25-26, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
“It’s time consuming and it varies from year to year, but I enjoy it,” Andersson told NHL.com.
Especially when Andersson can unearth that diamond in the rough that has become commonplace for an organization that routinely has drafted in the later stages of each round.
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