The Montreal Canadiens and Laval Rocket announced Joel Bouchard's replacement today.
With Bouchard gone to California to coach the Anaheim Duck's AHL team, Marc Bergevin have named Jean-Francois Houle the third head coach in franchise history.
Houle is the son of former Montreal Canadiens' player and general manager Rejean Houle.
He's made his way through the QMJHL and AHL.
More details to come later.
DERNIÈRE NOUVELLE: Le Rocket confirme l'embauche de Jean-François Houle en tant qu'entraîneur-chef, le 3e dans l'histoire de la franchise ! BREAKING NEWS: The Rocket hire Jean-François Houle as the 3rd head coach in franchise history!#GoRocket pic.twitter.com/DAULMqVS9v
— Rocket de Laval (@RocketLaval) July 20, 2021