The Montreal Canadiens' coaching search is over, with the team signing former Ottawa Senators bench boss Jacques Martin to a contract. The move leaves the Florida Panthers in search of a new general manager.
Martin had little success in Ottawa and Florida, so the Habs, who are in a vulnerable state with their disappointing 100th season and a summer of uncertainty due to several big-name UFAs, are surprising me here.
I thought someone like Bob Hartley or Jacques Lemaire would have been a perfect choice for the Habs, but Martin is quite the shock to me.
What do you guys think?
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