Posted by Echolalia
on 24 February 2015 - 01:41 PM
I dont know if it's as big of a deal to have many pro scouts. There are only so many pro players that are available at any one time, and the team can whittle down that list to just their particular needs (for example there are only so many defensman available at this trade deadline, and the Wings don't have much interest in a bottom 3 defensman, or a left handed defensman, so is it worth wasting the resources to scout these players?). After a more narrow list is made, when you consider all the tape that's out there one these players, and their league-wide reputation, there may only be a need to have a few pro-scouts on staff to go investigate these guys in person.