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  • Bob Gainey: Wake Up

    With the news of Chris Pronger going to Edmonton, and Pavol Demitra going to the Kings Habs fans are getting a little anxious.

    Where is Montreal in the mix? Are we not going after some big name talent?

    Apparently we extended an offer to Miroslav Satan, good player, a bit of a cry baby, but I don’t see him wanting to play in Montreal anyway.

    What will today bring? Hopefully something, The Habs need to make a move, and soon before it’s too late. And no, I’m not talking about Peter Worrell, I’m talking a talented forward and a strong defenseman.

    Wake up Bob.

  • Defenseman being Snatched Up

    Two days into free agent season and defenseman are moving quick

    Adam Foote has signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets for 3 years at $4.5 Million a year. Personally I think Foote is a little old and a little tired to be making $4.5 a year.

    We’re starting to see the market value for these top tier defenseman emerge, as Adrian Aucoin has signed with Chicago for 4 years, $4 Million a year.

    Philadelphia missed out on Foote but it seems to be for the best as they recovered by signing three big strong defenseman: Derian Hatcher, Mike Rathje and Chris Therien.

    As far as forwards, not much action yet, unless you count two old school Maple Leaf dinosaurs Gary Roberts and Joe Nieuwendyk as news.

    They’re quite content to go out soft collecting that last couple mil and lounge on the Florida Beaches.