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Justin Goldman joins McKeen’s Hockey as Director of Goalie Scouting

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For Immediate Release, November 5, 2012:

McKeen’s Hockey adds Justin Goldman to team. The founder of joins as director of goalie scouting

McKeen’s Hockey is thrilled to announce that Justin Goldman, founder of, and writer for, is joining our team as director of goalie scouting. Goldman will be writing a blog on, as well as contributing to the scouting and player profiles that make up the McKeen’s Hockey Pool Yearbook and McKeen’s NHL Draft Guide. The Goalie Guild’s premium products will now be available for purchase on the site.

Iain Morrell, publisher and founder of McKeen’s Hockey in 1994, was enthusiastic in welcoming Justin to the team.  “We have been impressed with Justin’s career to date and his professionalism and passion for scouting goaltenders. He will provide tremendous perspective to the rest of our scouting team on goalies. He will join a strong senior team of David Burstyn, Gus Katsaros and Robert Howard that will continue to build McKeen’s into an industry leader in hockey scouting, player profiles and editorial.”

The Goalie Guild website was established in 2009 and has developed a strong readership and following as evidenced by its 12,000 twitter followers. “To know that a respected scouting service like McKeen’s Hockey sees the value in having a goalie-specific scout on their staff is really exciting” said Goldman “I’m very much honored to accept this role as their director of goalie scouting, and I look forward to starting this new chapter in my professional career.”

McKeen’s just launched a new website in September that will be home to the McKeen’s Hockey Pool Yearbook and McKeen’s NHL Draft Guide in a digital format.   The twenty year old company has ambitious plans for growth and offer a web mobile app for both publications. The addition of Justin Goldman to staff adds increased depth to an already strong team.

The McKeen’s senior team:

Iain Morrell – publisher and founder of McKeen’s.

Robert Howard – managing director, long time executive in the book publishing industry

David Burstyn – director of scouting, former NHL scout, current OHL scout

Gus Katsaros – director of NHL scouting, editor in chief, McKeen’s Hockey Pool Yearbook

McKeen’s has a team of writers and scouts located across North America and Europe.

About McKeen’s Hockey Inc.

McKeen’s has published its bestselling and widely respected McKeen’s Hockey Pool Yearbook since 1994. The team at McKeen’s has been profiling the top prospects and future NHL stars every year since. Hockey insiders and draft enthusiasts trust McKeen’s reporting to provide valuable perspective on a players potential.

“McKeen’s Hockey offers comprehensive and accurate scouting reports. Their reports are thorough and concise.”                          -Joe McDonnell, Detroit Red Wings, Director of Scouting

“The guys at McKeen’s know their stuff! Their reports are very detailed and paint the picture of a prospect.”                     -Rick Dudley, Montreal Canadiens, Assistant General Manager

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If you would like to interview either Justin Goldman or Robert Howard, please contact:

Robert Howard, McKeen’s Hockey Inc.

E-mail: Telephone: 647-960-4812

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