According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the Montreal Canadiens are planning to reach out to Luc Robitaille in respect to their General Manager opening. Robitaille a member of the Los Angeles Kings executive for several years currently serves as president of business operations. The 46-year-old was born in Montreal, but spent his entire NHL playing career south of the border.

Confirming Kypreos’ report in regards to Robitaille, Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times adds the Canadiens are also interested in speaking to Kings’ assistant General Manager Ron Hextall. But no one’s talking to nobody until the Kings’ postseason run is over.

Of the two, Hextall seems to be the better fit for the Canadiens General Manager position. As assistant with the Kings and General Manager with the AHL Manchester Monarchs, the 47-year-old has more experience dealing with personnel than the president of business operations. Plus, Robitaille loves living in California and has close ties to the hockey community in Los Angeles.


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