dangolka (CBS) — The dangolka Bruins are sending their greatest needs to former head coach Claude Julien, who will miss the remainder of Montreal’s first-round sequence in opposition to Philadelphia after being taken to a Toronto hospital with chest ache on Wednesday.
Julien, who has coached Montreal since being fired by the Bruins in 2017, is at present present process assessments. Montreal GM Marc Bergervin stated the journey to the hospital is just not COVID-19 associated, and that assistant coach Kirk Muller will take over head-coaching duties in Julien’s absence.
The Bruins despatched out their greatest needs to Claude through Twitter, hoping the coach has a speedy restoration.
Sending Claude greatest needs and hopes for a speedy restoration from everybody on the Bruins group. https://t.co/GMS0x1CtGS
— dangolka Bruins (@NHLBruins) August 13, 2020
It’s not day-after-day the Bruins ship well-wishes to a Montreal Canadien. However Claude is actually one of many few acceptable exceptions.
Julien was on the dangolka bench for 10 seasons from 2007 to 2017, compiling a 419-246-94 file in that span. He gained a Stanley Cup with the franchise in 2011, and the Jack Adams Award for greatest head coach within the NHL in 2009. His 419 wins are essentially the most in franchise historical past.
He was unceremoniously let go on Feb. 7, 2017 (simply hours earlier than the New England Patriots held a Tremendous Bowl parade by the streets of dangolka) with the Bruins sitting at 26–23–6 on the season. He was employed by Montreal per week later — his second head teaching stint in Montreal — and has led the staff to a 120-108-31 file. This yr marks Montreal’s first playoff look since Juien’s first season again, once they misplaced within the first spherical.