Over the course of Montreal Canadiens history, 27 men have filled their head coaching position. Some of them have been great, perhaps even been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Some of them were only around for a season or two and didn't leave much of a footprint.
Now, I could have made a top 10 list, but in my and most others' opinion, there are three names that always come to mind when you're thinking of the best Habs coaches in history, so stretching it to five is almost a chore.
From Newsy Lalonde to Randy Cunneyworth, here are the five coaches I believe to be the best in Montreal Canadiens history.