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Martin St. Louis Officially Named 32nd Coach in Canadiens History

Martin St. Louis is staying in Montreal, signing a three-year extension as the team's head coach.

Martin St. Louis has officially become the newest coach of the Montreal Canadiens, signing a three-year contract after getting promoted from an interim position.

St. Louis took over from former coach Dominique Ducharme, who was fired on Feb. 9. St. Louis finished with a 14-19-4 record.

St. Louis had not been an NHL coach prior to taking over the Canadiens' bench boss position. The Habs finished dead last in the NHL and will select first at the 2022 NHL draft.

As a player, St. Louis won the Stanley Cup and Hart Trophy in 2004 and totalled 1,033 career points en route to a Hockey Hall of Fame induction in 2018.



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