Found December 17, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
The Montreal Canadiens have become the sixth team in the league to fire their coach this season.  Jacques Martin has been fired after about two and a half seasons on the job.  He is replaced by assistant coach Randy Cunneyworth. This is the latest move from a Montreal team in panic mode.  This is a team that already fired assistant coach Perry Pearn just before a game in late October.  Montreal is a team that has been unable to make a serious run this year.  In a demanding market, GM Pierre Gauthier has been firing from the coaching staff to try to buy himself time and placate the fans. I do not expect that a new coach is going to make much of a difference to Montreal, with the possible exception of a short term boost.  Coaching was not the big problem in Montreal, so it isn’t the solution either. Continue reading "Montreal In Panic Mode"
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