CANADIENS HIRE BERGEVIN AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER
The Montreal Canadiens will hold a news conference at 2pm et/11am pt to introduce Marc Bergevin as their new general manager.
You can watch it live on TSN and TSN.ca and listen in on TSN Radio 990 at TSN.ca/Montreal.
Bergevin most worked last season as the assistant general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks under Stan Bowman – his seventh with the franchise.
The 46-year-old Montreal native will replace Pierre Gauthier, who was fired in late March.
After his retirement as a player in 2004, Bergevin became a pro scout with the Blackhawks before serving as an assistant coach with Joel Quenneville. He was director of player personnel when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010 and was promoted to assistant general manager last June.
He was drafted by the Blackhawks 59th overall in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. During his 20-year NHL career, Bergevin totaled 36 goals, 181 points and 1,090 penalty minutes in 1,191 NHL games.