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Director of player development Brisebois leaves Canadiens for personal reasons

07/17/2014 08:09 EDT | Updated 09/16/2014 05:59 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.

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