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David Conte – Executive Vice President, Hockey Operations/Director, Scouting

Entering 31st season with Devils, 22nd as team’s director of scouting...Promoted to executive vice president September 2006; was appointed to head scouting post August 5, 1993...Responsible for supervising and administering all scouting activities, making assignments, and coordinating player evaluations...Spent previous eight seasons as Devils’ assistant director of player personnel prior to summer 1993 promotion...Joined organization in 1984-85, serving as a full- time scout; performance that year earned him the move up to assistant director...Joined Devils following five years of service as scout for the Washington Capitals, having been originally hired by then Caps’ GM Max McNab...Has special expertise in evaluating collegiate and European talent...A graduate of Colgate University, was his team’s alternate captain and MVP during 1970-71 senior season...Ended collegiate career as school’s second all-time leading scorer...Recipient of Colgate’s Silver Puck Award, December 2008...A centerman, followed his undergraduate career by playing five seasons in Europe: two in Finland; two in Italy; one in Spain...European teammates included former NHLers Jari Kurri and Kari Eloranta and current Devils’ Scout Timo Blomqvist, as he began to develop extensive network of contacts...66 years of age; has one son, 27-year-old Jeremy...Married; wife’s name is Wanda...Resides in Rye, NH.

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