Montreal axes ex-interim coach Cunneyworth

MONTREAL, June 6 (UPI) -- The Montreal Canadiens said Wednesday they have fired assistant coach Randy Cunneyworth, who served as the team's interim head coach last season.
Therrien returns to coach Canadiens

Therrien returns to coach Canadiens

MONTREAL, June 5 (UPI) -- Michel Therrien, who last coached the team about nine years ago, is returning as coach of the Montreal Canadiens, the NHL team said Tuesday.
Sarkozy's wife too glamorous for statue

Sarkozy's wife too glamorous for statue

NOGENT-SUR-MARNE, France, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Critics of a plan to model a statue honoring Italian immigrants on an image of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy say the French first lady is too glamorous.

NHL: Montreal 6, Ottawa 2

OTTAWA, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Lars Eller's shorthanded goal in the first period Tuesday touched off a run of five straight Montreal scores in the Canadiens' 6-2 win over Ottawa.

NHL: Boston 3, Montreal 2

BOSTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Tim Thomas turned aside 33-of-35 shots Monday and the Boston Bruins notched their 19th win in 22 games with a 3-2 decision over Montreal.

NHL: New Jersey 5, Montreal 3

MONTREAL, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Patrik Elias scored twice for New Jersey Saturday and the Devils bested Montreal 5-3 hours after the Canadiens fired Coach Jacques Martin.

Canadiens fire Coach Jacques Martin

MONTREAL, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The Montreal Canadiens announced Saturday they have fired head Coach Jacques Martin, replacing him on an interim basis with Randy Cunneyworth.

NHL: Montreal 4, Toronto 3 (OT)

TORONTO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Josh Gorges scored with 13 seconds left in overtime Thursday to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over Toronto.

Jacques Martin to coach Canadiens

MONTREAL, June 1 (UPI) -- Jacques Martin has left his position as Florida Panthers general manager to become head coach of the NHL's Montreal Canadiens.

Panthers looking for new coach

SUNRISE, Fla., April 11 (UPI) -- The NHL's Florida Panthers announced Friday Jacques Martin will not be their coach next season but can stay on in his role as general manager if he desires.

Coach: Zednik to miss rest of NHL season

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Florida Panthers forward Richard Zednik will miss the rest of the 2007-08 season after his recent neck surgery.

NHL: Buffalo 5, Florida 3

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Derek Roy scored two goals and Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville each had a goal and assist for Buffalo Sunday, leading the Sabres to a 5-3 win over Florida.

NHL: Florida 2, New Jersey 1

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Radek Dvorak and David Booth scored during a span of 77 seconds early in the third period Friday, giving the Florida Panthers a 2-1 decision over New Jersey.

Foot injury sidelines Tomas Vokoun

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Florida Panthers' goaltender Tomas Vokoun has been sidelined by a left foot injury that will cause him to miss at least one game.

Panthers sign goalie to two-year deal

SUNRISE, Fla., June 25 (UPI) -- Goalie Craig Anderson and the Florida Panthers agreed Monday to terms on a two-year contract.

NHL: Florida 6, Tampa Bay 2

SUNRISE, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Two goals each from Stephen Weiss and Nathan Horton Saturday night gave the Florida Panthers a 6-2 win over Tampa Bay.

Nieuwendyk ends 20-year NHL career

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Joe Nieuwendyk, who has scored more than 560 goals over a 20-year NHL career, said he is retiring as a player because of back problems.

Murray named coach of Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA, June 8 (UPI) -- Bryan Murray is a National Hockey League coach again, this time with the Ottawa Senators.

Panthers hire Keenan and Martin

SUNRISE, Fla., May 26 (UPI) -- Longtime friends Mike Keenan and Jacques Martin were reunited Wednesday when they were named general manager and coach of the NHL's Florida Panthers.

Report: Keenan, Martin to get Panther jobs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 25 (UPI) -- The Florida Panthers plan to name a new general manager and coach Wednesday and a report says Mike Keenan and Jacques Martin will get the jobs.

Ottawa Senators fire Jacques Martin

OTTAWA, April 22 (UPI) -- The Ottawa Senators fired Coach Jacques Martin Thursday, two days after Toronto knocked his team out of the NHL playoffs.

Ottawa Senators extend coach's contract

OTTAWA, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Ottawa's Jacques Martin, currently the longest-tenured coach with one team in the NHL, has been given even more job security.

Hall of Fame coach Neilson dead at 69

NASHVILLE, June 21 (UPI) -- Hall of Famer Roger Neilson, who coached the most teams in NHL history, died Saturday after a long battle with cancer at age 69.

Senators pick up option on Coach Martin

OTTAWA, May 27 (UPI) -- Ottawa Coach Jacques Martin and his staff had their options picked up for the 2003-04 NHL season, Senators General Manager John Muckler announced Tuesday.

Indians activate Bradley

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