Martin St Louis' Reasons For Stepping Away From The Team Have Been Announced

Tyler Ball
March 17, 2024  (5:29 PM)

Martin St. Louis with his family at his son Ryan's graduation with other sons Lucas (front left), and Mason (front right) as well as his wife Heather (right).
Photo credit: The Athletic

Last night the Montreal Canadiens announced that their head coach Martin St. Louis would be stepping away from the team. At the time of the announcement there was no reason or timetable for his departure. Now we have a reason as to why he has left.

St. Louis' Exit Surrounded By Questions

Last night in a very strange announcement the Montreal Canadiens confirmed that Martin St. Louis would step away from coaching the squad for the forseeable future. At the time of the announcement the only thing referenced were family reasons.
The #habs announce that Martin St. Louis will be away from the team for family reasons. Assistant coach Trevor Letowski will take over during his absence.

With such mystery around his absence fans around the NHL quietly wondered what was going on for St. Louis while sending support his way. During an interview with one of his players the public got a small look into what St. Louis is dealing with.

Canadiens Veteran Slips Up And Reveals Why St. Louis Has Left

During an interview conducted during last night's game defenseman David Savard was asked about the absence of St. Louis. He mentioned how the team was in full support of their coach and then said they would be trying to get the win for St. Louis' son.
"We're going to try to get a win for his son"- David Savard told TVA Sports during first intermission interview.

This was the first and only time that anything had been mentioned about the specific family reasons that St. Louis left for. At the moment that is all of the public information we have and we will not further speculate on what could be happening.
As the St. Louis family works through the problems they are facing we wish them all the best and hope to hear some positive news soon.
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