Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien has been admitted to hospital with chest pains.
Kirk Mueller will step in as interim head coach in Julien’s absence, according to the team.
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General manager Marc Bergevin made the announcement at Thursday’s media availability. Bergevin said Julien began feeling chest pains after Game 1. The Habs GM said the pain is not COVID-19-related.
Marc Bergevin annonce que l’entraîneur-chef Claude Julien est hospitalisé pour des douleurs à la poitrine. Kirk Muller assurera l’intérim.
Marc Bergevin announces that head coach Claude Julien has been hospitalized with chest pain. Kirk Muller will serve as interim head coach.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) August 13, 2020
If Julien is cleared to return to the NHL bubble, he would need to quarantine before rejoining the team because he was present inside a hospital.