Claude Ruel (b. September 12, 1938 in Sherbrooke, Quebec) was a French Canadian head coach for the National Hockey LeagueMontreal Canadiens. Claude was a two-time coach for the Habs. He coached the team from 1968 to 1970 and later from 1979 to 1981. He lead the team to the 1969Stanley Cup. September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Downtown Sherbrooke with the Saint-François River in the foreground Sherbrooke (2001 population 75,916, post-merger population 141,200) is a city in south-eastern Quebec, Canada. ... French Canadian is a term that has several different connotations. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... The National Hockey League (NHL) is a professional sports organization composed of ice hockey teams in the United States and Canada, where it is also known by its French name, Ligue Nationale de Hockey. ... The Montréal Canadiens (officially le Club de Hockey Canadien, and known as le Bleu-Blanc-Rouge, The Habs, le Tricolore, les Glorieux, la Sainte-Flanelle, les Habitants, le Canadien, the Flying Frenchmen) are the oldest established National Hockey League and a member of the Leagues Original Six. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ...
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