Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/4/14
VANCOUVER, Canada -- An off-ice note before we get to the on-ice festivities leading up to the Kings' playoff opener against Vancouver on Wednesday night at Rogers Arena. The Montreal Canadiens are interested in talking to Luc Robitaille, the Kings president of business operations, and Ron Hextall, the Kings assistant general manager, about the vacant general managers job in Montreal. However, nothing is expected to proceed until the Kings season is over. The Kings would have to give permission for Montreal to interview them. Robitaille is a Montreal native and his first language is French, one of Canadas two official languages. The ability to speak French and English is considered a huge asset in Montreal given its large French-speaking population and the teams heritage as the Flying Frenchmen. Players and coaches who did not speak fluent French such as interim coach Randy Cunneyworth and former captain Saku Koivu were often criticized for not becoming immersed in the language....
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