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Jose Theodore trade rumors

  • The Canadiens road losing streak starts again after the Canadiens failed to beat the lowly Florida Panthers in Miami. The team that started the season 6-0-1 on the road has 1 road win since November 4th. The same story continues. Injuries, inconsistent play and a overall lack of effort and desire to win. If you add that your star and most potent weapon fails to score on a penalty shot then your chance of winning is virtually nil.

    Trade rumors have been circling all year since the Habs first loss and Theodore’s first bad goal of the season. That’s normal for Montreal but never have the trade rumors been so loud as now. The Canadiens have a scout watching Colorado Avalanche games. Colorado is in need of a better goaltender, Hmmmm. Are the Canadiens just testing the water or is this just a matter of time?

    Recall the Patrick Roy trade to Colorado? The trade the gave them a winning team and 2 stanley cups and gave Montreal the glorious journeyman Martin Rucinsky along with the “Russian Tank” Andrei Kovalenko. Definitely among the worst trades of all time. Whenever you mention Montreal and Colorado your thoughts turn to the deal that ruined the Habs.

    Bob Gainey wouldn’t pull anything that stupid would he? If the right names come up there could be a deal. What names could they be? Should the Canadiens deal Theo, who would be our starter? David Abeischer? Someone’s gotta go in their to sweeten the pot and my guess would be Jose Theodore and Mike Ribeiro going at the same time. On the other end Alex Tanguay would have to be in the mix and the other name popping up is Joe Sakic. Despite Theo’s average play he is still a fairly hot property in the NHL and a lot of teams are in need of a goalie. A straight up deal for Tanguay probably isn’t enough. Joe Sakic however is the type you’d expect to see in a Nordiques/Avalanche uniform his whole career much like Yzerman in Detroit. Sakic is getting on in age though and commands a high salary. Could it happen?

    If the Canadiens don’t do something to stop their slide (and apparently coaching and their current efforts haven’t done anything) then they will almost be forced to make a deal. The clock is ticking.

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87 Comments
  1. #1 stevethebutthead says:
    February 9, 2006 at 10:09 pm

    Stevejur…blow it out your ass you punk!

  2. Savage

    This page is for Habs fans, please get out and get some knowledge based on this team! Patrick won 1 cup with Montreal right? MORAN!

  3. Nope, He won 2 cups with the Habs, 1986 and 1993, look it up!!!!

  4. Thanks Habs#1 I know, but Savage on #7 thinks they won 1. I was making fun of him.
    See #49 for my comments to Savage. I know they won 2. GO HABS GO!

  5. 34 fansince73

    He won the Vezina and Hart trophy in 2001-02. 1 good year!!! Again how many goalies have we seen do this. I see you agree he needs to be traded, but “for the best of the team” Are you not saying that he sucks? He has the worst save percentage in the league.

    Did you notice when Bonk is killing a penalty he is in to deep and is not covering he’s pointman. Send this bum to the minors if nobody wants him. Better yet buy out his contract.

  6. All kinds of names have been tossed around, but what about Sundstrom. He’s done absolutely nothing since he came… throw him right up there with Bonk’s under achieving ass. But really Theo got to go. Get rid of his ass now while you can still get something for him, damn hippy…cut your hair!!! Get some grit for him a Bertuzzi or a Tkachuk.

  7. I agree scotia,
    Bertuzzi would be a nice fit at RW. At the same time get rid of contracts like Sundstrom, Bonk, Theodore & Ribiero.
    Sign a great 2nd line centre like Jokinen, Allison or my favorite Brad Richards and we’re on the way. Montreal still needs a “supersar” defender like a Redden, Jovo, Pronger or Niedermayer to make serious run for the cup. If we can land one of those big fish watch out.

    thefourthperiod.com suggests that Ribiero is being used as trade bait, Gainey wants Jokinen, Bell or Richards.

  8. ..and who in their right minds who trade Jokkinen, Bell or Richards for MIKE RIBEIRO? Cmon.

  9. If Bonk SUCKS so much…then why arent u in the N.H.L ….idiot!

  10. becouse he sucks more

  11. Mike rebaro is a good hockey player and if any one has any thing to say about that spit.

  12. jose theodore should not get traded he is just having a little slip.

  13. Save it for the Shire frodo!!!If you were personally paying him $5,000,000 To be an integral part of your business..and he performed as poorly as he has for as long as he has!! Well, either you’d get rid of him, or you both better start looking for work..Like it or not Hockey is a business first and a sport second! And as far as business goes..short of theo coming back from the break, winning every game, and taking us to at least the second round of the playoffs…HE’S GOTTA GO!!!

  14. well put Jay!!!

  15. well jay hockey was a sport befor it became a buisness it is ment to be played for fun not money but you are right that is what it is all about these days shit I would love to play and get payed for but shit I still pay to play and its all worth it.

  16. good point jay I would send his ass to the F.A and see how he dose from ther.

  17. I wouldn´t mind if the Habs get rid of Theo. He isn´t exactly the kind of man you want between the pipes novadays. I saw some of his games last year here in Sweden and he wasn´t showing much of his NHL skills in Elitserien. If we could get a deal with another club and perhaps get a pair of players that will crack the lineup I would be the first to shout: -YES!

    Get hom out of Bell Centre now!

  18. #18 theodorefan4life says:
    February 17, 2006 at 9:23 pm

    Marcuskoivu is the funniest person in this blog….BONK IS A PIECE OF CRAP. When he is on the ice, its like the canadiens are a man short. If the canadiens trade him, they dont even have to get a pack of gum…just get rid of the guy.

    And as far as Theodore oges, even if they did trade him who would take him? A team like St.Louis? First of all everybody know they are NOT gonna make the playoffs and second of all, WHO WOULD THEY GET? If the team sucks, its because of all the players. Mabye they would trade him to ottawa…ya right! Who would ottawa get rid of? Heatly, Redden of HASEK??? PLZ, come on…

  19. they are trying to trade his ass

  20. #20 Manitoban says:
    February 22, 2006 at 1:40 pm

    I just can’t wait for Olympic hockey to be over so that I can see Bonk play again. I know MarcusKoivu feels the same way. Poetry on ice, dude. Pure magic.

  21. #21 theodorefan4life says:
    February 22, 2006 at 9:34 pm

    LOL!!! BONK SUCKS….THEODORE ROCKS!! It`s that simple!

  22. trade him

  23. #23 TravisF says:
    February 24, 2006 at 1:19 pm

    Jose Theodore has been one of the top goalies in the NHL for the last 5 years. Montreal learned from that horrible Patrick Roy trade, not to trade your superstar goalie I hope! I am sure that Theodore will get back to his old form once his broken ankle heals, he just needs some of his old confidence back, and stupid Hab fans that constantly insult him and that want him traded are not helping that for sure! Go cheer for the Leafs if you hate Theodore!

  24. trade bonk and zednik keep theo

  25. #25 Manitoban says:
    February 24, 2006 at 10:00 pm

    I’d be all for keeping Theo, but how do you “bounce back” when you get booed at your own arena?
    I think that Habs “fans” have made a comeback an impossibility.

  26. #26 theodorefan4life says:
    February 27, 2006 at 6:40 pm

    TravisF and Jose Theodore`s fan are brilliant! Theodore Rocks!! People who hate theodore should MOVE to toronto!!

  27. #27 TradeTheo says:
    March 1, 2006 at 8:54 pm

    73 TravisF and 76 theodorefan4life
    I think we should be asking if you guys are Toronto fans? Have you not watched any of the games this year. We may not make the playoffs this year because they played Theodore so much. Have you seen how fantastic Huet has played.One of the top goalies the for the past 5 years…start watching the games!!! Get your heads out of your asses!!!

  28. Let’s not be like Leaf Fans and START supporting whoever is winning.
    Huet is the main man. That stop in front of the net tonight against Florida was awesome.
    This is his team now and his job to lose. Theodore has been playing like crap for the past 2 seasons.
    We were all over him in 2004 did we forget? His crappy play has continued this year. Fact is Fact.
    Huet reminds me of the 2002 Theodore, catching on fire late and going on to win Hart and Vezina.
    He very well might take this damn team to the finals if he keeps this up. I have no problem with that!

    GO HABS GO!

  29. Im gay and suck please shoot me at the next game somebody.

  30. #30 Radek Bonk's mom says:
    March 3, 2006 at 10:49 am

    Even I think you should shoot him.

  31. #31 Bonks#1fan says:
    March 5, 2006 at 6:21 pm

    Bonk is the best all-around player in the league, hahaha you know im kidding. I think they should trade theo for luongo.

  32. #32 Scotia says:
    March 7, 2006 at 10:28 am

    Big game against the leafs tonight chnace to increase the gap. Alright game in Philly last night managed to walk away with a point and were down by 2 late in the third. Back to business, how would Gonchar look in a Habs uniform. Imagine Markov and Gonchar holding down the blueline. Apparently Pittsburgh’s willing to get rid of him. Theodore, Dandenault, for Fleury, Gonchar. While they’re at it the trade deadline is coming up in 2 days. Maybe we could make a blockbuster trade……………Bonk for a 14th rounder and the trainer from San Jose, no we’d never get that. OK Bonk for the trainer.

  33. #33 Mike says:
    March 8, 2006 at 8:48 pm

    JOSE TRADED!!!!TO COLORADO!!
    http://WWW.TSN.CA

  34. #34 scotia says:
    March 8, 2006 at 8:51 pm

    He’s gone, He’s finally gone We didn’t get much for him but saved a lot of money Just hope Theo doesn’t have a touch of Roy in him a goes and wins the cup. Now all we have to do is get rid of Bonk.

  35. Yeah. Jose Theodore Trade is complete.

    Will it be good or bad? Only time will tell.

  36. #36 brez says:
    March 9, 2006 at 12:12 am

    now we have money for a forward with size (other than ribeiro, koivu, and the other midgets). i say go for tzachuk and i dont mean daniel. bertuzzi could be aiight. unfortunately the asking price is probably way too high for those inconsistent players

  37. He ribero … i hope you die a very painful death, very soon

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