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02-26-2012, 03:22 PM
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List of candidates for GM and Coach Part II

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Originally posted by Erik Estrada.


Randy Cunneyworth
Randy Carlyle -ex-coach Anaheim (2011)
Michel Therrien - analyst on RDS
Patrick Roy – co-owner, GM, coach Quebec Remparts
Clément Jodoin – coach Hamilton Bulldogs
Jacques Lemaire – ex-coach Devils (2011)
Benoit Groulx – coach Gatineau Olympiques
Martin Raymond – assistant coach TB
Larry Robinson -assistant coach NJ
Guy Carbonneau – analyst on RDS
Bob Hartley - coach Zcs Lions (Switzerland)
Denis Savard – ex-coach Chicago (2009)
Mark Crawford – ex-coach Dallas (2011)
Pascal Vincent – assistant coach Winnipeg
Gérard Gallant - coach Saint-John Sea-Dogs

Guy Boucher – coach TB
Lindy Ruff – coach Buffalo
Alain Vigneault – coach Vancouver
Kirk Muller – coach Carolina


Pierre Gauthier
Pierre McGuire - analyst on NBC and Versus
Patrick Roy - co-owner, GM, coach Quebec Remparts
Jim Nill – assistant GM, Detroit
Bob Gainey - special advisor Mtl
Julien Brisebois – assistant GM TB/GM Norfolk Admirals
Vincent Damphousse – analyst RDS
Pierre Lacroix – president Colorado
Pat Brisson – co-head Hockey Divison CAA
Trevor Timmins - director procurement and player dev. Mtl
Claude Loiselle – assistant GM Toronto
Serge Savard – co-owner PEI Rockets
Paul Fenton - assistant-GM Nashvile/GM Milwaukee Admirals
Doug Risebrough – president Minnesota (2009)
André Savard - ex-assistant coach Pittsburgh (2009)
Jim Benning - assistant GM Boston
Jarmo Kekkalainen - GM Jokerit (Finland)
Marc Bergevin - assistant GM Chicago


1. I compiled all the candidates suggested by posters in Management Thread 2.0 and 3.0.
2. *I didn't exclude any ridiculous suggestions*
3. I wrote the candidates in the same order I found them in those threads.
Edit 1: 4. Deleted
Edit 2: 5. Filtering coaching candidates: Out: Demers.
Edit 3: 6. Filtering GM candidates: Out: Bowman, Lemaire.
Edit 4:
7. Unavailable and not going anywhere: Out: Trotz, Babcock, Julien, Yeo, Quenneville, Poile, Shero, Chiarelli.
Edit 5: 8. Will reconsider an exclusion if any evidence that it's a serious candidacy.
Edit 6:
9. I'll update this list by adding a name either if:
a) a news source suggests a serious candidate, or
b) more than one posters say he's their first choice, or
c) 3 posters suggest a candidate

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