Carbonneau says Cunneyworth needs to learn French
French-Canadian people, and that its coach should speak the language of the majority of its fans. Former general manager Serge Savard blasted the move, saying the team ''belongs to the people.'' Team owner Geoff Molson issued a statement that underlined
McNeil in 1970-71, and the Quebec government, media, fans, Hall of Famer Guy Carbonneau and former general manager Serge Savard all criticized his promotion. For Cunneyworth, who has pledged to learn French, a victory may help the controversy lose
Habs hope win translates well;Cunneyworth promises crash course in French
named interim head coach after the team fired Jacques Martin - a move that even drew the ire of team legend and former GM Serge Savard . "The team belongs to the people," said Savard, who didn't have to point out that most of those owners spoke French
In addition to Gauthier's departure, Gainey will leave his role as team advisor. Molson said former Canadien great Serge Savard will advise him in the team's search for a new general manager. Assistant coach Larry Carriere will step out from behind
East tops West in shootout
think Hockey is more popular now than it was in the '70s when we won four Cups in a row,'' said former Canadiens player Serge Savard . "They had 22,000 people at the workout yesterday morning. And you can see people in the streets, people with cars
Alexei Kovalev scores shootout winner as East beats West
think Hockey is more popular now than it was in the '70s when we won four Cups in a row,'' said former Canadiens player Serge Savard . ''They had 22,000 people at the workout (Saturday) morning. And you can see people in the streets, people with
How the Habs united a city
set up by Larry Robinson, Pete Mahovlich, Murray Wilson and Risebrough. The Anglos got assists from Yvon Lambert, Pierre Bouchard, Rejean Houle and Serge Savard . Things might have changed that night. But the Habs still won, 4-2.
Beliveau honorary captain of 2010 Team Canada
Canadiens and served as team captain for 10 seasons. He had 1,219 points in 1,125 career games. His former teammates Serge Savard and Yvan Cournoyer presented the jersey at a news conference for the Hockey Canada Foundation gala. Hockey Canada also presented
Molson boys declare: I am Canadien!
franchise and the fans in Montreal," he said. Montreal's La Presse reported that former Canadiens player and general manager Serge Savard would have "an important role" on the team, possibly as an investor, but he wasn't mentioned in the statement.
For Dan Boyle, this picture was perfect
Lightning. "It was a pretty cool picture." Montreal players present were Jean Beliveau, Henri Richard, Yvan Cournyouer, Serge Savard , Dickie Moore and Bob Gainey. Current All- Stars in the picture included Boyle, Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis