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06-09-2012, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by habitue View Post
I think it was a win-win position for him.

1- he got his 1st NHL headcoaching job;

2- he could still had won with the Habs (making playoffs);

3- now being free, he can still be assistant coach at NHL level (even headcoach in the future) OR head coach at AHL level.

4- the fact that he faced with courage and resilience a language and media storm in Montreal makes him a quality candidate for a job elsewhere.
Yeah, you're right that the experience probably helps Randy as he moves forward. He's looked at as a survivor of a terrible administration, who managed to stay classy while everything around him fell apart. In a way, that drama masks the bottom line that he didn't do a great job.

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