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02-26-2012, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by MTL-rules View Post
Pierre Boivin ? What the hell is this ? Boivin had no intake whatsoever on the product on ice. He was only part of the business side of all operations and far from a disaster it was supreme success.

The Disaster was Gainey, it was and still is the Gainey era. He was the big boy calling all the shots while Gillett had more important business in the UK...

Boivin ... he was just a pawn, that's why he's gone and Gainey is still a very important part of this organization.
Pierre Boivin was PRESIDENT of the Montreal Canadiens. And you are making my point. The business side of the Canadiens was very successful while he ignored what made the Montreal Canadiens THE Montreal Canadiens..........a hockey team with a glorious history of success.

Is the President of the Montreal Canadiens over the GM of the Montreal Canadiens? One would think that is the case and that is why I will forever say that Pierre Boivin was instrumental to this franchise not being successful on the ice.

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