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Tensions between Jeff Petry and Dominique Ducharme: former Canadiens coach makes surprising statement

Published August 12, 2023 at 10:29
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As we all know, Jeff Petry's last few weeks with the Canadiens have been very difficult, if not the last few months, since the defenseman had been asking for a trade for some time.

In fact, Dominique Ducharme was the coach when Petry began to show he was unhappy, even throwing Ducharme under the bus.






Since his dismissal by the new CH administration, Ducharme has had a rough time of it too, but he's now back in the NHL with the Golden Knights, where he'll be assisting Bruce Cassidy.

Clearly, Ducharme is a class act. He was invited to comment on Petry's return to the Canadiens, and his words are those of a man who deserves respect.

"With his family far away, it wasn't easy for him. He's a good family man who's very close to his family.

So, for him, to have them away like that, it was definitely a big challenge. It affected him both personally and on the ice.

I wish him the best because he's a good guy and he's someone who can help a team."

- Dominique Ducharme on Jeff Petry

Ducharme certainly wasn't going to belittle Petry in front of the cameras, but adding that he's a "good guy" and showing so much compassion for the difficult situation he was going through, shows just how great of a man he is.



Source : Go Nordiques
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