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PHT talks French-speaking coach controversy in Montreal

Dec 23, 2011, 12:58 PM EST

Yesterday, Brough and I appeared on NBC Sportstalk with Russ Thaler to discuss the ongoing Randy Cunneyworth/bilingual coaching controversy in Montreal.

Here’s the video, complete with Brough’s oral history lesson on Franco-Anglo socioeconomic disparities:

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For further edumacation on this issue, read yesterday’s post — Revisiting the Richard Riot to explain Habs coaching history. As Brough wrote, “you can’t really look at this issue in a vacuum. There are years and years of history and emotion behind it.”

  1. dirtydog57 - Dec 23, 2011 at 1:45 PM

    Why don’t you get an “only French speaking coach” and see how the players respond to his orders!!

  2. jpelle82 - Dec 23, 2011 at 3:15 PM

    i hope the bell center implodes

  3. Jeff - Dec 24, 2011 at 7:08 AM

    Is there a video that accompanies this article? If so I can’t see it on my iPad, and I’m the iPad app.
    Stop using Flash videos.
    NPR ran a goos story about this controversy Wednesday.

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