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The Gatineau Olympiques CEO and coach will not be returning

The Gatineau Olympiques CEO and coach will not be returning

Olympic Club Gatineau confirmed the end of its association with general manager and head coach Louis Robitaille on Tuesday, just weeks after being eliminated in the semifinals of the Quebec Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

The organization wants to hire different people to fill the two vacancies.

The 41-year-old, who still had a one-year contract in place, led the team to its first QMJHL semi-final appearance since 2011. However, he suffered a sweep at the hands of the Remparts de Quebec.

“After discussions, the two parties decided that it was time to move on. We would like to thank Louis for the three years he spent with the organisation, his hard work and above all his involvement in the community in order to represent the Gatineau Olympiques organization. We wish him all the best in his career,” the club said in a statement. his future.”

Robitaille landed behind the bench in April 2020, and has maintained a record of 104-38-25 in 167 regular season games. In the playoffs, he showed a record of 12-12.

By ailleurs, adjoining DG Jean-François Fortin a titre of general director general in the interim afin de preparer le repêchage de LHJMQ The statutory entraîneurs adjoints Darren Rumble, Jean-Philippe Charbonneau, and Luc Therrien demeure the jusqu’à new age Command.

The Olympics scheduled a press conference for Wednesday morning.

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