Then came to the bar The dismissal of Claude Julian in February, Ducharm guided CH to the Stanley Cup Final, the first in 28 years for the organization.
When the mark [Bergevin] Given this opportunity for me, I did not plan to stay there for a few months. As the series progressed, it removed some questions. But that’s not to say I’m traveling, Ducharm said as soon as confirmed in the office.
For the 48-year-old, signing the deal with Hobbes comes on a symbolic date.
July 13 is an important date for our family. It was the date our parents got married, and it had been five years since the day my father was buried, he said. Of course he is proud. He’s a hockey guy. I’m sure Party Now it is somewhere.
Although the decision was up to Mark Bergwin, Ducham does not anticipate major changes in his coaching staff next season.
All we could do was add one person, Ducharm said before praising his current assistants.
Luke [Richardson] Great coach […] I have known him for years and he is a man who wants to be by your side through good weather, but also storms. Same for Alex [Burrows]. He’s young, a man with little experience and experience as a coach, but he brings different things, attention.
Ducharm is confident that after the Canadians’ long run in the playoffs, the team can stay on course and continue to make progress next season. According to him, improvement must go through good integration.
Yes, there are veterans and young people, but we are forming a new group. There are a lot of new players coming through different things. It takes time to learn to play and win together. If we take that experience and use it in the right way, it will improve us. But we should not take anything too seriously, keep working and choose where we stop.
On the season’s balance sheet, on Friday, General Manager Mark Bergewin indicated that his coach’s contract status was a Off-season priority file.
The day I switched with Dome, my intention was to keep him here in Montreal for a long time., Says Bergevin.
Dominic was able to put his system into action and established himself as head coach in a season with very difficult conditions. Although our team lived through its negative share, it showed calm and great leadership as well as a lot of control over the situation. These are important qualities we are looking for in a coach, and they fully deserve the opportunity to lead our team and take it to the next level., Bergevin said in a statement.
Dominic Ducharm has maintained a 15-16-7 record this season since taking over from Claude Julian, for whom he has been an assistant since 2018. In the playoffs, his team Toronto cleared 1-3 delay against Maple Leafs In the first round, Winnipeg wiped out the jets Second and Vegas beat the Golden Knights in six games For a reason he stepped aside Positive COVID-19 test result. In the grand final, the tricolor a Tampa Bay lost five games by lightning.
Prior to jumping into the NHL with the Canadians in 2018, Ducharm spent seven years as head coach at QMJHL. He won the Memorial Cup in 2013 with the Halifax Mooseheads. Internationally, he led the Canadian team to the 2017 and 2018 World Junior Hockey Championships, winning silver and gold medals.