Bergevin Keeping His Cards Close To His Chest For Trade Deadline

The Montreal Canadiens have played their 28th game in Winnipeg, a 4-2 win over the Jets. This game was not only Carey Price‘s 700th career regular season’s game, but it represented the Habs’ halfway point in this compressed season of 56 games. With his team in fourth place in the North Division trailing the same Jets by only three points, Marc Bergevin had his mid-season press conference today and answered questions from the media. Montreal has a record of 13-8-7 for 33 points so far.

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A New Position for Burke and Poor Journalism

A week ago, the Montreal Canadiens surprised many when they (finally) fired two of their coaches. Head coach Claude Julien was let go and so was Associate coach Kirk Muller. They were replaced, as everyone knows, by the Habs’ former Assistant coach Dominique Ducharme and the team promoted the Laval Rocket’s Assistant Alex Burrows to do the same job in Montreal. A week later, it’s Goaltenders’ coach Stephane Waite‘s turn to lose his job and he will be replaced by the teams’ Western scout Sean Burke. The former NHL goaltender takes on the title of Director of Goaltending, a new position within the team.

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