Habs trade Scandella to St. Louis in Habs & Hockey Talk Posted 14 hours ago 19 minutes ago, hab29RETIRED said: Bourque was moved not only because he sucked, but because he was also one of those players lacking CHaracter required by the franchise. Yes, well - Bourque DID lack character in a massive and conspicuous fashion. Good riddance! More telling is how we handled Pleks. Kept him around despite signs he was reaching the end of his rope, on the apparent assumption that he would continue to play well until age 97. With a reliable, "core" piece like that, MB sat there with his thumb up his arse as the guy aged out. That is what I expect to happen with Weber (and Price) - especially as there will be no contract negotiation issues to force his hand with either guy.