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Shane Churla Accepts New Position With The Montreal Canadiens

Monday, 05.27.2013 / 1:18 PM CT / News
By Dallas Stars Staff
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Shane Churla Accepts New Position With The Montreal Canadiens

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that Shane Churla has accepted a position with the Montreal Canadiens and will join Montreal as a member of their amateur scouting department, effective immediately.

"Shane played a major role in our Amateur Scouting department and we want to thank him for his eight years of dedicated service to the Dallas Stars organization." Nill said. "We also want to congratulate Shane on his promotion to Montreal and wish him only the best in his future endeavors."

Churla, 47, has worked with the Stars since 2005 in the role of amateur scout. He was responsible for helping identify and evaluate draft-eligible players along with contributing feedback and input to the overall draft preparation process.

As a player, Churla skated with the Stars organization for eight seasons (1988-96) and has appeared in 488 career NHL games with five different clubs (Hartford, Calgary, Minnesota/Dallas, Los Angeles, New York Rangers) tallying 71 points (26G-45A) with 2,301 penalty minutes. is the official Web site of DSE Hockey Club, L.P.  The Stars name and logos are registered trademarks of the NHL and the Stars. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 DSE Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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