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Captain Kirk returns

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens
MONTREAL - It’s fitting in a summer that saw a reboot of the Star Trek franchise dominate at the box office that the man they call Captain Kirk will remain behind the Habs bench alongside new head coach Jacques Martin.

Coming off his third season with the Canadiens as an assistant coach, Kirk Muller will continue to pass on to his players what made him a successful player for 19 NHL seasons and a Stanley Cup champion with the Montreal in 1993. 

With Muller now confirmed on Martin’s staff, the new Habs bench boss will look to round out his crew by adding another assistant coach and a goalie coach, with Doug Jarvis and Roland Melanson not being back with the team next season.

Manny Almela is a writer for

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