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Look, they threw Pearn under the bus. They say he’ll have another job in the organization if he wants to stay–they still owe him his salary. This is the same guy they went hard to keep in the summer of 2010 when he seriously thought of taking the Edmonton Oil Kings’ junior post. Pearn and Derek Laxdal, who’s done a nice job as head man, were the front-runners with current Oilers’ farm team coach Todd Nelson also in the mix.
Pearn took the fall in Montreal. But, the GM who can talk all he wants about Pearn being a good man (blah, blah, blah), has to look in the mirror. What kind of job has he done?
-Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal where you can read more on this topic.
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.
I do believe Pearn and Martin go way back, so there may be more to this…
from the Palm Beach Post,
Two promising and qualified candidates for the Panthers’ coaching job emerged this week when former Toronto coach and general manager Pat Quinn and current New York Rangers assistant coach Perry Pearn expressed interest in the job.
Quinn and Pearn both told The Palm Beach Post that they have enjoyed a close working relationship with Panthers GM Jacques Martin and would relish the challenge of ending the team’s eight-year playoff drought.