Patrice Brisebois leaves post with Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens' Patrice Brisebois is teary-eyed as he announces his retirement Thursday, September 24, 2009 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Published Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:40PM EDT
MONTREAL - Patrice Brisebois is leaving the Montreal Canadiens for personal reasons, a source tells The Canadian Press.
Brisebois, who has served as director of player development for the past two years, told general manager Marc Bergevin of his intentions earlier this week, the source said.
The 43-year-old Montreal native played 16 of his 18 NHL seasons for the Habs. Between Montreal and the Colorado Avalanche he played 1,009 career games.