What happened to Claude Julien of the Montreal Canadiens?

What happened to Claude Julien of the Montreal Canadiens?

What happened to Claude Julien of the Montreal Canadiens?

The Montreal Canadiens have fired head coach Claude Julien and assistant coach Kirk Muller. The team announced that Dominique Ducharme will serve as interim head coach and Alex Burrows has joined the coaching staff. ... Julien ends his tenure with the Canadiens with a record of 129-123-35.

Why did the Montreal Canadiens fire their head coach?

The Montreal Canadiens have fired head coach Claude Julien, the team announced on Wednesday. ... We feel that our team can achieve high standards and the time had come for a change." Julien, 60, was in the fifth season of his second stint with Montreal.

Who replaced Julien?

Jack Todd: Habs GM moved too quickly to replace coach Claude Julien. The Canadiens, 9-5-4 under Julien, are now 11-12-5 under Dominique Ducharme — or to put those records in real terms, they've gone from 9-9 to 11-17.

Was Julien fired?

MONTREAL (AP) — The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. Assistant coach Dominique Ducharme was appointed interim coach, and Alex Burrows was added to the Canadiens' coaching staff.

Is Claude Julien retired?

1992 Claude Julien/Career end

When did Montreal fire Claude Julien?

2005-06 He was fired at the midpoint of the 2005-06 season, after guiding his team to 12 wins in his first 16 games, then slumping to a 7-13-5 record before his dismissal.

Did the Montreal Canadiens fire Claude Julien?

The Montreal Canadiens fired coach Claude Julien on Wednesday. Dominique Ducharme was named the interim coach, and the team added longtime NHL winger Alex Burrows to the coaching staff.

Why Julien was fired?

MONTREAL (AP) — The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. ... Julien had to leave the team during the first round of the playoffs last year in Toronto when he had a stent installed in a coronary artery.

Who will be the Habs new coach?

Dominique Ducharme Montreal Canadiens/Head coaches

When did Julien get fired?

Feb. 7, 2017 Julien was dismissed by the Bruins on Feb. 7, 2017, then re-hired by the Canadiens just eight days later. At the time, his five-year deal with Montreal, worth $25 million, made him the third highest-paid coach in the league.

When did Claude Julien get fired from Boston Bruins?

  • Feb. 14 marked the fourth anniversary of Julien being hired by Bergevin as head coach, taking over from Michel Therrien when the Canadiens had a 31-19-8 record and were in first place in the Atlantic Division. Julien had been fired as head coach of the Boston Bruins a week earlier after leading them to a Stanley Cup championship in 2011.

When did Claude Julien take over the Montreal Canadiens?

  • Alex Burrows was also named to the team’s NHL coaching staff. He had been an assistant with the Laval Rocket. After taking over on February 14th, 2017, Julien compiled a 129-113-34 record with a pair of playoff berths that both resulted in first round exits.

Who is the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens?

  • Dominique Ducharme has been named interim head coach, while Alex Burrows, who was an assistant coach with the AHL’s Laval Rocket, has been added to the Canadiens’ coaching staff. After getting off to a 7-1-2 start this season while scoring 44 goals, the Canadiens were looking great and Montreal fans were excited.

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