A lot of bogus rumors floating around Montreal lately. The newest is that Todd Marchant who was waived by the Columbus Blue Jackets to make room for Sergei Fedorov – will become a Hab.
Why? Just because a player’s last name can be pronounced in French doesn’t mean he is coming to the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens don’t need any players like Todd Marchant. Small, speedy – we have plenty. The biggest reason however? $2.47 Million for this year, next year, and then $2.66 Million for the 3rd. Who the hell negotiated this guys contract? Michael Ryder only makes 1 million! I think he is highly overpaid and I’m sure most GMs will think the same. I expect him to clear waivers and go to the minors. Someone can pick him up closer to the playoffs but it looks like Todd’s contract came back to haunt him.