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Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby not_a_wings_fan » Wed May 02, 2012 8:33 am

Bergevin, a Montreal native, takes over a Canadiens team that finished last in the Eastern Conference. He replaces Pierre Guathier, who was fired at the end of the season.


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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby gaijin » Wed May 02, 2012 8:44 am



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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby STLADOGG » Wed May 02, 2012 9:37 am

About time they hired a GM, I wonder if Roy will get the coaching position.
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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby glen a richter » Wed May 02, 2012 10:30 am

Bergevin's top priority should be acquiring talented players who don't throw pucks into their own net. For Montreal's sake, I hope he's aware his job is to build a hockey team not a basketball team.
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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby dmiles2186 » Wed May 02, 2012 10:32 am

I can see the Montreal paper headlines now:

Canadiens Throw One Into Their Own Net: Hire Bergevin for GM

Except it would be in French. Sacre Bleu! Or something.
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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby not_a_wings_fan » Wed May 02, 2012 10:33 am

Yopu guys do realize that he was the director of pro player personal for the blackhawks when they put together their cup team?

He has a good resume and seems to have a clue.
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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby dmiles2186 » Wed May 02, 2012 10:59 am

not_a_wings_fan wrote:Yopu guys do realize that he was the director of pro player personal for the blackhawks when they put together their cup team?

He has a good resume and seems to have a clue.


I came into this thread with the sole purpose to make a 'puck in own net' joke. Was just too obvious not to do that. :mrgreen:

I really do think he'll be a good hire. Canadiens and their fans have a high standard.
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Re: Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as GM

Postby gaijin » Wed May 02, 2012 1:13 pm

not_a_wings_fan wrote:Yopu guys do realize that he was the director of pro player personal for the blackhawks when they put together their cup team?

He has a good resume and seems to have a clue.


Sure. Then he threw the puck in his own net.
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