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The latest news in the dysfunctional offices of the Montreal Canadiens is that, according to TSN’s Tony Marinaro, as reported by CTV’s Brian Wilde, Geoff Molson has taken over as GM of the Montreal Canadiens. Pierre Gauthier is nothing more than a mouthpiece, and all decisions and negotiating are being made and done by Geoff Molson.
So what does this mean? Well, nothing except that perhaps a man who has never been a hockey manager is now calling the shots for the most storied franchise in hockey history.
That bodes well.
Oh, and the firing of Pierre Gauthier is, apparently, imminent.
BEST OF MAXIM
Just hours before the trade deadline strikes, speculation has swirled that Montreal Canadiens owner and president Geoff Molson has fired GM Pierre Gauthier.
It’s not true, he says.
“Rumours of Pierre Gauthier’s firing are false,” he said via Twitter.
The rumors, Molson refers to, is that Gauthier has been stripped of his duties, and that Molson was would take...
from Mike Boone of Hockey Inside/Out, There are 20 games left in your Montreal Canadiens’ season.
Let us hope, let us pray that they’re not all as depressing as the 4-1 loss in Washington….
Let’s face it, peeps: The magical misery tour that is the 2011-’12 season is over….
It’s been over for a while. But now it’s really over.
No more math calculations. No more...
The owner of the Montreal Canadiens says Pierre Gauthier is still his general manager.
What else is new - the Canadiens blew a lead Sunday night, losing to the Florida Panthers. What might be new? Some players, tomorrow, if the deals are there.
I won’t bother going over the game - let’s face it, the Habs season is over - what’s more interesting is what might happen between tonight and tomorrow at 3.
So, what signs were there Sunday? Well, Mathieu Darche has...
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As recently as two weeks ago, the Montreal Canadiens looked poised to make a late-season playoff push. They've since dropped to the bottom of the Eastern Conference.
The Canadiens look to avoid a sixth loss in seven games Sunday when they visit the Florida Panthers, who have already started to reap the benefits from a recent trade.
Montreal (24-28-10) won four in a row Feb...
The Montreal Canadiens are the perfect elixir for the Washington Capitals. It doesn't matter where the game is played or which goalie is in net, the Capitals own the Habs. That played itself out Friday night in a 4-1 win at Verizon Center that snapped a three-game skid and put ...
The floundering Washington Capitals will try to avoid matching their longest losing streak of the season when they host the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the Verizon Center.