Thursday, May 3, 2012

Bergevin named GM, Triple OT, Nashville and More

Marc Bergevin - Montreal Canadiens Introduce Marc Bergevin As General Manager
Good morning Hab fans!

Yesterday was certainly a day rich in stories, both in Montreal and across the league.

As you well know by now, Marc Bergevin was named the Montreal Canadiens' 17th General Manager. Kamal and I also covered the story earlier yesterday, which you can find here.

While many questions are still unanswered, Bergevin quickly made his mark, moving embattled interim head coach Randy Cunneyworth back to his post as assistant coach. He also made it clear that whoever becomes the new head coach will decide whether Cuneyworth remains.
Elsewhere, the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals played the longest game in these playoffs, needing three overtime periods before Marian Gaborik potted the game winning goal for the Blueshirts.

Meanwhile, the Nashville Predators' gamble of sitting top-scorers Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn paid off, as they defeated the Phoenix Coyotes 2-0.

It's never dull at this time of year, is it?

Habs News

HabsAddict - Marc Bergevin Named the Next GM of the Montreal Canadiens

HabsAddict - Habs Press Release - Marc Bergevin appointed General Manager

ESPN - Marc Bergevin can arrest Habs' cultural slide - Marc Bergevin Named GM

La Presse - Marc Bergevin, le gars de Pointe-Saint-Charles

La Presse - Bergevin: le nouveau visage souriant du Canadien

RDS - Enfin de la fraîcheur

The Hockey News - Adam Proteau: Light-hearted Marc Bergevin perfect fit as Canadiens GM

The Hockey News - VIDEO: THN Puck Panel – Montreal Canadiens hire Marc Bergevin as new GM

TSN - Off-Season Game Plan: Montreal Canadiens

TSN - Montreal's Man

Hockey News

ESPN - Radulov, Kostitsyn sitting out Game 4

ESPN - Odds are McLellan will stay with Sharks

The Hockey News - Capitals blow opportunity; will Radulov and Kostitsyn return for Predators in Game 4?

TSN - McKenzie: Could Rangers have won battle but lost war?

TSN - Fraser: Why no slashing call on David Clarkson?

USA Today - Predators beat Coyotes without suspended pair

USA Today - Gaborik lifts Rangers past Capitals in third OT

(Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images North America)


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