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RobRock last won the day on September 30 2011

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  1. Is Pacioretty A Real Leader?

    God forbid you don't have the right mindset in the locker room.
  2. Is Pacioretty A Real Leader?

    If that's the criteria, then give the C to Gallagher right now. He's the one guy that you can honestly say never takes the night off. He may have bad nights, but never due to a lack of effort.
  3. Bergevin......

    Bergevin doesn't have a hope in hell of landing Tavares as a free agent. Look back at past history. Who was the last big ticket free agent to sign in Montreal? Even coming off the Eastern Conference Final run, they couldn't attract anybody. Even if you consider Radulov a big ticket free agent, he was gone in a year. He might be able to get a middle-6 forward or a 3-4 defenseman, but he's not going to get a top 3 because there will too many offers to choose from on other teams, who are at this point closer to making a bone fide Cup run.
  4. Permanent Trade Proposal Thread

    Anthony Duclair has requested a trade out of Arizona, he could be a decent fit with Drouin. 22 years old, has a 20-goal season under his belt, might be available for one of the three 2nd rounders for the draft, and a player (eg, McCarron, Hudon, de la Rose, maybe even Fucale)
  5. Who blinks first Molson or Bergevin???

    Then you better be prepared to trade Price. He re-signed early without testing free agency, so you can bet that he was promised that there would be no rebuilding, only a re-tooling. If you're going to trade for picks, you better be getting 1st rounders, preferably in the top half of the draft. And there's not a lot of pieces on this roster who are gonna get 1st rounders. So failing that, you better get prospects that are one or two seasons away from making an NHL roster.
  6. And that's the decision that may end ultimately Marc Bergevin's time in Montreal. Everyone knows that PK's deal was Geoff Molson's deal, and either Therrien, Bergevin, or guys in the room used it as an excuse, along with some poor play on the ice, to force a trade out of town. He was overpaid, but to keep high quality players in Montreal, sometimes you have to overpay. The bottom line is that Subban played best when didn't do too much, and the last year in Montreal, he tried to do too much because Price was out and he felt he had to do more. I think guys in the room let him twist in the wind way too much, and I wonder if that's starting to happen again. I'm also wondering if this might be an opportunity to see where the real leadership is. It's not Weber, it's certainly not Patch, and it's not Pleks. Is Gallagher a leader? Is Drouin a leader? Is Shaw a leader? Is Byron or Danault a leader? Not a speech-maker, but a guy who doesn't care what the score is, and plays every shift with the same focus and drive. Because if there's no leadership in that room, you're in even more trouble than you thought. The old saying goes, lead, follow or get out of the way. Seems like more are opting for the last option than the first two.

    never mind, it looks like they did the transfusion during the intermission.

    After tonight, there's three days off. Is there any way that to get Byron's blood transfused into everyone else on the team?

    No offense. No defense. No size. No toughness. No depth. No character. No leadership. No plan. No quick fix.
  10. Montoya given 2 yr Extension.

    He's a pedestrian 4-4-1, but his GAA is 1.98 and save percentage is .932. Slightly better than Carey's
  11. 2016 IceCaps Offseason Thread

    The thinking could be, the more guys willing and able to fight, the fewer suspensions they'll have to serve. And let's not forget that McCarron dropped the gloves when required too. He won't have to do it as often, but he will.
  12. Dec. 21, Habs vs Predators, 8 PM

    Last time I checked, they all had letters on their jerseys. It's a CH on that crest. If you can't find a leader, be one.
  13. Dec. 1, Columbus vs Montreal, 7:30 PM

    I'm gonna go out on a limb and says Fonzie didn't like that penalty