PIERRE GAUTHIER RUMORS

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 Canadiens say au revoir to General Manager Pierre Gauthier

They haven’t exactly gone from first to worst over the last couple of decades, but they’ve certainly come quite close. The Montreal Canadiens, the most storied franchise in the NHL and the winner of the most Stanley Cups in history with 24, fired general manager Pierre Gauthier on March 29. Club president Geoff Molson made the move official at a noon hour press conference and...
Via Talk Hockey
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Gauthier's firing opens door for new era

On Thursday morning, Montreal Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier was relieved of his duties. After taking over the helm from long-time GM Bob Gainey two seasons ago, Gauthier was often scrutinized for not fixing his predecessor's mistakes. Furthermore, his hiring of Randy Cunneyworth was not only criticized out of proportions, it was never given a chance. Simply put, it was time. Perhaps...
Via Red Light District Hockey
March 30, 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...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2012  |  1 Comment

Canadiens Fire GM Pierre Gauthier, Pierre McGuire Next In Line?

According to Darren Dreger of TSN, the Montreal Canadiens have fired general manager Pierre Gauthier. We know what you're thinking, "it's abooot damn time." Well you won't find an argument here. The Canadiens, who have been the laughing stock of the league this season, have made a number of controversial decisions under Gauthier's leadership in recent months...
Via Tonight's Healthy Scratches
March 29, 2012  |  1 Comment

Is Montreal Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier really fired?

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...
Via centericechat.com
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
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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