Kirk Muller has joined the Montreal Canadiens as an associate coach.
The Canadiens have only a five percent chance of getting the top pick in the upcoming NHL entry draft.
Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin said Monday that Michel Therrien and his coaching staff will return next season.
The Montreal Canadiens have been the worst team in the NHL since Dec. 1.
Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin said that head coach Michel Therrien's job is safe for the remainder of the season.
Montreal's offense has been struggling mightily.
Montreal coach Michel Therrien hasn't been pleased with his goaltending.
The Montreal Canadiens' defensemen had a rough night in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Montreal has gone 0-for-13 on the power play in the last three games.
The Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche defensemen have yet to score a 5-on-5 goal
Montreal is off to a 6-0-0 start, with the offense clicking, but coach Michel Therrien insists that the Canadiens have no changed game plans.
Montreal has received a league-leading 14 power plays going into Tuesday's action.
Michel Therrien is looking forward to playing against his team's biggest rival, the Boston Bruins.
Montreal has announced the hiring of Craig Ramsay as a coaching consultant.