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Canadiens Agree To 4-Year Extension With Coach Michel Therrien

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) -- The Montreal Canadiens and coach Michel Therrien agreed to a four-year contract extension, the club announced on Saturday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Therrien had one-year remaining on his current contract. His new deal will take him through the 2018-19 season.

Therrien is in his second stint as coach of the Canadiens, having compiled a record of 75-42-13 since taking over in 2012. He previously led Montreal for part of three seasons from 2000-03.

The Canadiens advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals this season, where they lost in six-games to the New York Rangers.

Therrien led the Pittsburgh Penguins for part of four seasons, highlighted by an appearance in the Stanley Cup finals in 2008, where they fell in six games to the Detroit Red Wings.


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