It had been roughly a week since Martin St. Louis had been named coach of the Canadiens when he walked into the interview room at the team’s practice facility in Brossard and spelled out his No. 1 principle when it comes to player development.
Montreal coach happy with his team’s effort in 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins Monday night at the Bell Centre.
“You got to fight what your brain’s telling you because it’s easy to take the easy way out,” Habs coach said before 4-3 OT win over Flyers.
“I’m very blessed to have such a great wife that again allows me to pursue a dream that I always wanted,” Canadiens interim head coach says.
Martin St. Louis’ path to an NHL coaching job has been anything but typical — jumping straight from leading kids in bantam and prep school to coaching the Montreal Canadiens.
Martin St. Louis used his first practice as an NHL coach to show that even rookies can have experience
It came off as a joke, and it probably was.
But there was some truth behind it, as it turns out.
Coaching in Montreal comes with a bright spotlight that Ducharme is still getting used to, but he can certainly empathize with Carey Price.
As I step through the doorway of the press conference room at the Bell Sports Complex, I’m greeted by the building manager, who’s fidgeting with a video camera and arranging wires to ensure the next virtual media availability scheduled for the Montreal Canadiens goes off without a hitch.
The Montreal Canadiens have rounded out their coaching staff by officially announcing a three-year contract extension with assistant coach Alexandre Burrows.
The Montreal native enjoyed a successful coaching career in the QMJHL before joining the NHL ranks
After a decade coaching in the Ontario Hockey League, the former NHLer is getting a chance to join a big league staff.
‘He never stopped believing in us’: When Dominique Ducharme led a QMJHL team back from a 3-0 series deficit
Prior to Game 4 at the Bell Centre, the Canadiens acknowledged three legends — Yvan Cournoyer, Guy Lafleur and Patrick Roy — sitting in a suite at the top of the arena.