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Blackhawks To Name Pierre Gauthier Director of Player Personnel

Reports on Tuesday afternoon are that the Chicago Blackhawks may have (unofficially) made their first trade of the offseason. It appears Chicago has swapped their Assistant General Manager, Marc Bergevin, for the Montreal Canadiens’ former General Manager, Pierre Gauthier. Bergevin … Continue reading →
Via Committed Indians
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Montreal fires GM Pierre Gauthier

The Montreal Canadiens have fired general manager Pierre Gauthier after a dismal season. The Canadiens are last in the Eastern Conference with a 29-34-14 record. Team owner Geoff Molson will hold a news conference Thursday to discuss the move. The club says in a release the search for a new general manager ''is underway.'' A string of moves this season did not...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Canadiens Fire General Manager Pierre Gauthier, No Replacement Announced

The Montreal Canadiens have said "Au revoir" to general manager Pierre Gauthier. The club announced Monday morning that it has relieved Gauthier of his duties, and the search to find his replacement is under way. The Habs will make a formal announcement in the form of a news conference on Thursday morning at 11:45. A year after making the playoffs and pushing the eventual...
March 29, 2012  |  1 Comment

Habs GM sorry for hiring unilingual coach

Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier apologized to the team's fans for hiring a coach who cannot speak French. The Canadiens placed a language barrier between a large section of the struggling team's fans and the bench when it appointed unilingual English-speaker Randy Cunneyworth as interim head coach last month. Gauthier was unapologetic when first announcing...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Pierre Gauthier, Not Randy Cunneyworth, to Blame for Most of Montreal's Troubles

Montreal Canadiens interim head coach Randy Cunneyworth is at the center of controvery surrounding the plunge the Habs have taken, with the Canadiens' losing streak now reaching five games. Many in Habs Nation point the finger at Cunneyworth for his inability to speak French as the root of the problem, but Jack Edwards does not agree. French or English, it doesn't matter...
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Martin Pays Price For GM Gauthier's Mistakes

The Montreal Canadiens have made a move, firing head coach Jacques Martin. Not that this move is without merit, as the Habs have been playing poorly, but to me, a lot more of the blame has to land on the shoulders of GM Pierre Gauthier. Bringing in the highly overpriced Scott Gomez and signing Markov to a large deal this summer have essentially wasted $13M of cap...
Via Hockey Fan Land
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

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