AK-1 Posted July 5, 2010 Report Share Posted July 5, 2010 PIERRE GAUTHIER - GENERAL MANAGER "Pierre Gauthier joined the Montreal Canadiens organization as Director of Professional Scouting on July 21, 2003. On February 8, 2010, he was named General Manager to replace Bob Gainey while keeping the responsibilities attached to Professional Scouting. Prior to his promotion, he held the Assistant General Manager position since June 2006.Gauthier, who was born in Montreal on May 28, 1953, worked with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim during six seasons, serving as the team’s Assistant General Manager from 1993 to 1995.Following three seasons as General Manager of the Ottawa Senators from 1995 to 1998, he returned to the Mighty Ducks’ organization as President and General Manager from 1998 to 2002.Gauthier originally came to the Anaheim organization from the Quebec Nordiques where he spent 12 seasons from 1981 to 1993, serving in all areas of scouting.Gauthier also made his mark on the international hockey scene. Along with Bob Gainey and Bobby Clarke, he was one of three NHL general managers for the Canadian National Team at the 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano.He was also Team Canada’s General Manager for the gold-medal winning team at the 1997 World Championships in Finland, as well as the silver-medal winning team at the 1996 World Championship in Austria."========== http://canadiens.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=52839 ----------Quote Library: - "That's the objective - to get to the top tier of the league and to do that consistently" - Pierre Gauthier, after being promoted to General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens on February 8th. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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