Montreal Canadiens Executive Vice President and General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the appointment of Sylvain Lefebvre as Head Coach of the Hamilton Bulldogs.

After spending the 2011-2012 season behind Hamiltonís bench, former Bulldogs Head Coach Clement Jodoin is scheduled to meet with Montreal Head Coach Michel Therrien regarding a position of assistant coach with the Canadiens.

During his 19-year professional career, Lefebvre played 14 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1989-2003. In 945 career regular season NHL games, the Richmond, Quebec native recorded 184 points (30 goals, 154 assists) and 674 penalty minutes. In 129 Stanley Cup Playoff contests, Lefebvre posted 18 points (4 goals, 14 assists) and 101 penalty minutes, winning the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche in 1996.
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