Pierre Gauthier
Born Pierre Gauthier
Montreal, Quebec
Occupation general manager of the Montreal Canadiens

Pierre Gauthier (born 1953 in Montreal, Quebec) is an ice hockey administrator in the National Hockey League. He is the current General Manager (GM) of the Montreal Canadiens.

Hockey career[edit | edit source]

Gauthier started out in the NHL working for the Quebec Nordiques in various scouting roles from 1981 to 1993.

From 1993 to 1995, he was the Assistant general manager for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. He left this position in 1995 to become the third general manager of the Ottawa Senators, signing a 5 year contract. His time with Ottawa coincided with a turnaround in the team's fortunes. He left his contract early, in 1998 to return to Anaheim. He then served as the Ducks president and general manager until 2002.

On July 21, 2003, Gauthier joined the Montreal Canadiens as Director of Professional Scouting. On July 24, 2006, he was named Assistant General Manager while keeping the responsibilities attached to professional scouting. On February 8, 2010, he was named Vice President and General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens.[1]

He has also served Canada in international hockey, managing several world championship teams and assisting in the 1998 Canadian Olympic squad.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Gauthier named General Manager. Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club (2010-02-08). Retrieved on 2010-04-26.

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Randy Sexton
General Manager of the Ottawa Senators
Succeeded by
Rick Dudley
Preceded by
Jack Ferreira
President and General Manager of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Succeeded by
Bryan Murray
Preceded by
Bob Gainey
General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens
Succeeded by
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