New Jersey Devils announce changes to Hockey Ops, Scouting Staff

The Devils announced three changes to the organization on Tuesday morning. 

On Tuesday morning the New Jersey Devils announced the restructuring of titles within their Hockey Operations Department and Scouting Staff.

Kate Madigan was named Executive Director, Hockey Management/Operations. Madigan was the Director of Pro Scouting Operations last season. According to the Devils’ release, this is a “newly created role that is responsible for managing hockey operations projects for the General Manager, which includes reports on players, free agency, trades, analytics, budget and coordinating hockey operations personnel.”

Scott Clemmensen was named the club’s Director, Goaltending Development. According to the team release, Clemmensen will monitor the organization’s current and potential future goaltenders, working with Executive Vice President/Advisor, Hockey Operations, Martin Brodeur, Binghamton goaltending coach, Brian Eklund and New Jersey goaltending coach, Dave Rogalski.

And Jim Mill will now oversee the Devils pro scouting staff. which includes Al Coates, Peter Horachek, Claude Noel, Andre Savard, Brian Strait and Nick Vitucci. He served as an Amateur and Pro Scout with New Jersey from 2015 through 2019, before becoming the Head of College Scouting last season. According to the release, Mill will also be responsible for all reporting, scheduling and assignments of the staff while compiling information for Executive Vice President/General Manager Tom Fitzgerald and Assistant General Manager Dan MacKinnon.

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