The Mike Babcock saga has toured the hockey world and the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, Martin St-Louis, spoke about it on Wednesday.
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Babcock resigned as head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, just months after being hired.
The former Toronto Maple Leafs instructor was accused of delving into the private lives of his players. After an investigation by the National League players’ union, the 60-year-old threw in the towel.
Questioned on this subject, St-Louis even allowed himself a funny comparison, which nevertheless describes the situation well.
“You have to evolve as a coach,” he declared at a press conference. If you go to the dentist, do you go to the dentist that has 30 year old equipment, or do you go to the dentist…you know what I mean? If you want to stay in the business, you have to evolve.”
In short, St-Louis’ comments clearly indicate his state of mind regarding this affair.
Watch the full press briefing in the video above.