Perry Pearn relieved of his duties

Wednesday, 10.26.2011 / 6:00 PM ET / News
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Perry Pearn relieved of his duties


MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager, Pierre Gauthier, announced Wednesday  that assistant coach Perry Pearn has been relieved of his duties.

“I want to thank Perry Pearn for his contribution to the Canadiens’ organization over the past three years. He remains a very knowledgeable coach with a strong work ethic and is a true professional. I offered Perry to remain with the organization in a different role,” said Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier.

Perry Pearn joined the Canadiens organization as an assistant coach on July 6, 2009. This was his third season with the club. A native of Stettler, Alberta, Pearn made his NHL debut as an assistant coach with the Winnipeg Jets in 1995-96.

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