Vaughn Karpan

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Vaughn Karpan
Born (1961-06-20) June 20, 1961 (age 55)
Flin Flon, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
National team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1983–1988

Vaughn Karpan (born June 20, 1961) is a Canadian former ice hockey player. He is currently the Director of Professional Scouting for Las Vegas' NHL team.

Karpan played with the Canada men's national ice hockey team from 1983 to 1988. He competed with Team Canada at the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics. [1]

After retiring from his playing career, Karpan was hired by the Winnipeg Jets as an amateur scout in 1993. He joined the scouting staff of the Arizona Coyotes in 1996 and served as the team's Director of Amateur Scouting from 1999-2005. In 2005, Karpan was hired as a scout by the Montreal Canadiens. On May 27, 2015, the Canadians announce that Karpan had been named as their Director of Professional Scouting.


  1. ^ IIHF (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. p. 437. ISBN 978-0-9867964-0-1. 

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