Some analysts believe there could be anywhere between four and ten NHL coaching vacancies by the time the Stanley Cup is awarded in mid-June. Undoubtedly, the Montreal Canadiens will be one of the teams searching for a new headmaster in the off-season.
The fervor surrounding Randy Cunneyworth’s inability to speak French has been well documented. The Francophone press and Quebec politicians have been ripping the Canadiens to shreds ever since Cunneyworth took over for Jacques Martin back in December.
The vast majority of fans and pundits believe Cunneyworth has been treated unfairly by his detractors. Most people seem to think the Toronto native was never given a chance to succeed in Montreal. It’s a fair argument.
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