Thursday, June 25, 2009

Ex-Habs Coach Lemaire Joins Team Canada: Sources

This will be the first Olympic experience for Lemaire, who was head coach of the Habs from 1983 to 1985. (Getty Images.)

From CTV:

LaSalle's Jacques Lemaire, former coach of the Montreal Canadiens, is among three assistant coaches to Mike Babcock on Canada's 2010 men's Olympic hockey team, sources tell

The team's executive director, Steve Yzerman, is expected to officially introduce Babcock, Lemaire, Lindy Ruff and Ken Hitchcock at a news conference Thursday morning in Montreal.

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My Comment: I am biased because Jacque Lemaire once lived a block away from me .... but I know that he will be a big plus for the team.

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