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Canadiens hire Stephane Waite

Updated: July 4, 2013, 1:49 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Stephane Waite, who helped shape goalies Corey Crawford and Antti Niemi for the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, is the Montreal Canadiens' new goaltending coach.

Waite is taking over on Thursday for Pierre Groulx, who was let go at the end of the season. Waite had been the Blackhawks' goalie coach for 10 years, winning the Cup twice in that time.

Now he will work with Canadiens veterans Carey Price and Peter Budaj. Montreal also selected Zach Fucale in the draft ...

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