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Former Avs GM Giguere says he's out of running for Habs job

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5/1/2012 4:22:07 PM
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The list of candidates for the general manager vacancy with the Montreal Canadiens is getting shorter, as former Colorado Avalanche GM Francois Giguere told La Presse on Tuesday that he's out of the running for the job.

"The Canadiens said I'm no longer in the race," Giguere told the Montreal newspaper by phone. "They told me very recently, but I don't want to say any more to do any harm to the team's process."

Giguere told La Presse that he had two conversations with the Canadiens, who have been in search of a replacement for Pierre Gauthier since Mar. 29.

"I had a first phone interview with Geoff Molson and another discussion with another member of the organization," he explained. "As a Quebec resident, I am certainly disappointed, but the Canadiens have several candidates who are qualified. For a Quebec resident, having the opportunity to get this post - that would have been very special."

Giguere worked three seasons as GM of the Colorado Avalanche before parting ways with the club in 2009.

Files from La Presse were used for this report.

Francois Giguere (Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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