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Habs promote Carrière to assistant GM

Friday, 07.16.2010 / 3:13 PM / 2010 Offseason News

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Habs promote Carrière to assistant GM
Montreal Canadiens General Manager Pierre Gauthier announced Friday the appointment of Larry Carrière as Assistant General Manager/Player Personnel. His nomination is effective immediately.

"We are extremely happy to announce the appointment of Larry Carrière as Assistant General Manager/Player Personnel. Larry brings with him an important background in the NHL in several key areas such as recruitment, player evaluation and player development. He will be a key contributor to our hockey management team", said Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier.

Larry Carrière was a member of the Washington Capitals organization since 2004 as pro scout. He spent the previous two decades with the Buffalo Sabres, handling the duties of Assistant General Manager from 1995 to 2004 (including a brief stint as General Manager in 1997). With the Sabres, he also worked as Director of Player Evaluation (1993 to 1995), as well as amateur scout (1983 to 1993).

"I am very pleased to join the Montreal Canadiens organization. Having grown up in the Montreal boroughs of Parc-Extension and Ville St-Laurent, I am grateful for this opportunity to bring my experience to the Canadiens. I have a great deal of respect for the tradition of the organization, and the passion of its fan base. I look forward to this new challenge, and will do my best to contribute to the success of the Canadiens for many years to come ", said Larry Carrière.

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