With just a few weeks left until 2013-14 training camp gets underway, the Bruins made some moves Tuesday to shore up their scouting staff. Keith Gretzky, who has been with the Bruins since 2011, will become the new director of amateur scouting. The organization also hired P.J. Axelsson as a European amateur scout and Keith Sullivan as an amateur scout.
General manager Peter Chiarelli fired director of amateur scouting Wayne Smith in early July, and it had long been assumed Gretzky would get the job.
The Bruins have suffered through years of unimpressive drafts, including failures of top picks, with two notable names — Phil Kessel and Tyler Seguin — being shipped out of town after just three seasons each. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.