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Kent Hughes and Jeff Gorton show transparency in fan Q&A

MONTREAL - When Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes spoke to the media for the first time, they vowed to do their best to afford as much transparency to the fans as possible. In an ongoing bid to fulfill their promise, they spent the afternoon with the VP of communications, Chantal Machabée, and Canadiens fans, answering their questions and having a little fun at each other's expense.
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Jeff Gorton acknowledges Rangers had toughness issue, now same with Habs

The New York Rangers had a seismic shift in leadership and overturned the bottom six of their roster this past offseason. Out were President John Davidson and GM Jeff Gorton. Fired for what owner James Dolan classified as lack of leadership but oddly conspicuous happening right after Capitals enforcer Tom Wilson trampled on the team at Madison Square Garden the day before.
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Stu Cowan: Jeff Gorton goes outside the box to land Canadiens' new GM

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. That was my first reaction Tuesday morning after learning Kent Hughes had been named the 18th general manager in Canadiens history. Gorton probably told team owner/president Geoff Molson before officially being hired as executive vice-president of hockey operations in...

Montreal Canadiens: Three Players Jeff Gorton Will Be Motivated To Acquire Via Trade

The Montreal Canadiens have a new man at the top of the front office pyramid and he has quite a history in the National Hockey League. Much has been made over the past week of Jeff Gorton’s short stint as the general manager of the Boston Bruins that saw him acquire Phil Kessel, Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand in one draft and also sign Zdeno Chara and Marc Savard as well as trade for Tuukka Rask all within a few short weeks.

Montreal Canadiens: Jeff Gorton Faces Many Similar Questions He Answered With Rangers

The Montreal Canadiens terrible start to the 2021-22 season ultimately resulted in the firing of Marc Bergevin and the hiring of Jeff Gorton. While the titles are different, the roles are similar as Gorton takes over the role as the top guy in command of the front office. What Bergevin said was law in Montreal and now the final say will go to Gorton.
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Rangers Rumors: Jeff Gorton in Montreal doesn’t make Vitali Kravtsov trade any more likely

The New York Rangers are going to trade disgruntled prospect Vitali Kravtsov at some point this season or at the NHL Draft. The Montreal Canadiens are floundering and have just cleaned house and hired former Blueshirts GM Jeff Gorton to run hockey ops. With the Habs in need of restocking the shelves and looking at a possible rebuild, it has many thinking he will come knocking on the Rangers door for Kravtsov.

Analysis: What Jeff Gorton to the Montreal Canadiens means for the NHL

After the Montreal Canadiens made their improbable run to the 2021 Stanley Cup final just a few short months ago, the team has had a disastrous start to the 2021-22 regular season. Things came to a head this week with the dismissal of GM Marc Bergevin along with several key members of the club’s senior staff, and the announcement of Melrose, Mass. native Jeff Gorton as Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations.

Jeff Gorton brings legacy of success to Habs

MONTREAL -- From Stanley Cup Final to a very difficult start to the season, there's no denying the Canadiens have experienced quite a juxtaposition in results over the last calendar year. But that's the reality of professional sports. You'll find peaks and valleys at the heart of every sports team's...
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Canadiens fire GM Marc Bergevin, assistant GM Trevor Timmins; hire former Rangers GM Jeff Gorton

After their most successful season in nearly 30 years, the Montreal Canadiens are off to a rough start to the 2021-22 season. Through 23 games, Montreal has just 14 points -- tied for fifth-fewest in the league -- with a 6-14-2 record. The team's minus-29 goal differential is the worst in the Eastern Conference and second-worst in the NHL. The poor start has now led to a massive shake-up in the front office.

Montreal Canadiens to hire French-speaking GM to pair with Jeff Gorton

Owner Geoff Molson believes that fixing the Montreal Canadiens is a two-person job. The Canadiens have stumbled to a 6-15-2 start after making the Stanley Cup Final last season. Marc Bergevin was dismissed Sunday after having served as Montreal's general manager since 2012. It was a total housecleaning that saw...

Montreal Canadiens Fire Marc Bergevin, Hire Jeff Gorton As Vice President

The Montreal Canadiens continue to make headlines as the Marc Bergevin era has come to an end. Montreal announced on Sunday the firings of Bergevin, the Executive Vice President and General Manager, along with Trevor Timmins, Assistant General Managers and Paul Wilson, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications. “On...
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Canadiens hire ex-Rangers GM Jeff Gorton to run hockey operations

The Canadiens have cleaned house and added a former Rangers executive to help them through the process. After a woeful 6-15-2 start, Montreal fired general manager Marc Bergevin, assistant general manager Trevor Timmins and head of communications Paul Wilson. The Canadiens also hired Jeff Gorton, last seen as the Rangers’ general manager before being fired last May, as their executive vice president of hockey operations.