Montreal Canadiens: A Fifteenth Second Chance

Posted: 10th September 2009 by Miah D. in NHL
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In a very emotional and touching speech, George Gillett passed the torch to Geoffrey Molson and his family to succeed him as owners of the Montreal Canadiens. Despite the fact that the entire process is not complete, today's press conference certainly marks the end of an era and the start of a new one.   Gillett, who has been head of the team for a little more than eight years, wasn't short on flattering words when it came to describing his journey with the Montreal Canadiens Organization and its fan base. Describing them as the "best years" of his life, he did however express his regret and presented his apologies as the ultimate objective was not obtained, that is, a Stanley Cup ring.   The American businessman also ensured that despite being painful, his decision to ...

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