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Power Rankings pres. by YP: March 9

by Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

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EDITOR'S NOTE: You've arrived at the CBJ Power Rankings, our weekly breakdown of the top-five players, statistics, trends and many other Blue Jackets-related categories. If you're looking for the traditional power rankings, you've come to the wrong place. We'll go in-depth and outside the box, and hopefully give you something to think about.

If you value job security, being an NHL head coach probably isn't the right career for you. There's quite a bit of turnover in the coaching profession, and frankly, it takes someone special to stand the test of time. This week's Power Rankings examine the longest-tenured coaches in the Eastern Conference, and what they've done to stick around as long as they have.

Michel Therrien - Montreal (since 2012-13 season)

Michel Therrien's Montreal Canadiens are sitting pretty atop the Eastern Conference, with 90 points so far this season – just one point behind Anaheim in the race for the Presidents' Trophy. This is Therrien's third season at the helm in Montreal after his tenure with Pittsburgh. Fresh off of an appearance in last year's Eastern Conference Finals, his Habs are hungry for more.

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