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Coaches

ALFRED LÉPINE (1939-1940)

Alfred
Lépine

1939 -
Date of birth July 30th, 1901
Place of birth Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, CAN
Deceased on August 2nd, 1955
Seasons - MTL 1
Statistiques
SEASON
SEASON
GP Games played - Number of games the team has played
W Wins - Games the team has won, either in regulation or in overtime
L Losses - Games the team has lost in regulation
T Ties - Games that have ended in a tie
OTL Overtime losses - Games lost in overtime
PTS Points - Team points, calculated from W, L, T, OTL and SOL; used to determine standings
TOTALS 48 10 33 5 0 25
1939-1940 48 10 33 5 - 25
Pit Lepine appeared in more than 500 games with the Montreal Canadiens during the 1920s and 1930s before he was named the team’s coach in 1939, following the death of Babe Siebert.

Lepine, though, took over a team that was showing its age and had little in the way of prospects.

He led the Canadiens to a 10-33-5 record in 48 games and the team missed the playoffs.

During his tenure, Toe Blake recorded 36 points in 48 games and was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team.

Lepine was fired at the end of the 1939-40 and replaced by Dick Irvin.