Earlier today the Montreal Canadiens made a huge announcement. 

They had temporarily laid off 60% of it's staff across all stages including the Laval Rocket and Group CH. 

The team has also revealed that all remaining employees will take a 20% pay cut and that includes hockey operations with the Canadiens and Rocket minus the players. 

This includes general manager Marc Bergevin and head coach Claude Julien. 

Sportsnet's Eric Engels reveals all departments in the organization have been scaled back from PR staff to web staff to arena maintenance crews. 



Source: Eric Engels Twitter