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Scott Mellanby (CHRIS O'MEARA/Associated Press)
Scott Mellanby (CHRIS O'MEARA/Associated Press)

Habs add Scott Mellanby to front office Add to ...

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin's front office has grown by one, and it's another familiar face: his former St. Louis teammate Scott Mellanby has been appointed director of player personnel.

Mellanby stepped down from his job as a Blues assistant coach earlier this month, leading to speculation he would be joining his old friend - and fellow Montreal native - Bergevin, who hired long-time mentor Rick Dudley last week to be an assistant GM.

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The former Flyers, Panthers, Blues and Thrashers standout played 21 NHL seasons, and worked as both an adviser to the GM and as a scout for the Vancouver Canucks before moving on the Blues.

Here's the team's official press release.

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