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  1. Habs sign Sebastian Aho to offer sheet

    Unlesssss.....Carolina is bluffing If Bergevin does nothing else they wait until the last minute to match. Or....in the ultimate FU.....if he DOES do something...they don't follow through...... Then the Habs are in cap hell!
  2. Free Agent Frenzy

    Something! Anything! This was nothing!!!! The only good thing is that Carolina didn't wait a week to announce that they were matching the offer. What a waste of time that was. Oh yeah, and now Carolina is pissed at Montreal...
  3. Free Agent Frenzy

    This is nothing more than smoke and mirrors by Bergevin. He basically trades nobody (Shaw for picks). Signs nobody (KIncaid). And then tries to fool fans by throwing out a laughable offer sheet. At the end of the day, once again HE DID NOTHING. If by some miracle Carolina doesn't match the offer sheet we should all go out and buy lottery tickets. Don't be fooled by the 'offer sheet'. If he really wanted to make a ballsy move he would have done so. Don't get me wrong, I would love to add Aho to our lineup. I'd also like to win the lottery.... Now, if only Bergevin would make a REAL MOVE! Then we'd have something to be excited about.
  4. Subban traded to Nashville

    I wondered the same thing. Didn't bring it up here because of all the Subban haters. But you make some very valid points. We had the assets and the cap room to make it happen. Imagine having both Subban and Weber on the back end, with Petry and Mete - and of course Carey Price. With the ability to transition the puck to the other end of the ice quickly - our young, skilled forwards would have had more opportunity to create offence. But then what do I know... Time for the Subban haters to chime in...
  5. LD: what will happen? What should happen? What could happen?

    Is it even worth talking about Dion Phaneuf? Guys like him and Corey Perry will go for bargain basement prices now that they have been bought out - or will they? Is there any scenario that we take a run at him with a 1 year contract for say $1 million? EDIT: And of course he is a stop gap, not a long term solution. We have signed worse players to bigger deals... Karl (cough) Alzner. Ales Hemsky...
  6. LD: what will happen? What should happen? What could happen?

    Edler has re-signed with Vancouver. Two years, 12 million
  7. Permanent Rumour Thread

    and beg someone to take Alzner
  8. Permanent Rumour Thread

    No rose coloured glasses here. We have done worse with $1 million. If we tried it, and it didn't work - Then move on. If it did - it is worth the gamble. We've paid more money for players NOT to play! Three words that make a lot of sense on a message board like this: Optimism, Pessimism and Skepticism. Don't be blinded by any of the three.
  9. Permanent Rumour Thread

    I have a real problem with discounting a player solely based on age. That includes being too young, or too old. Am I interested in signing Larry Robinson for $10 million/year - of course not. But Markov is just two years removed from playing in the NHL. There are plenty of great examples of defenceman who play past 40. Yes, his numbers took a dip last year - but I have no idea how to compare the KHL realistically with the NHL. Seriously? All we really know is that he is still playing. He is a left D - and we sure need those. His game management skills and leadership are exceptional. His ability to quarterback our (terrible) powerplay - is, at least, intriguing. And then there are the intangibles. Do we have the cap room? Yes. Will he accept a deal at a reasonable price tag? Say $1.5 million? We should at least find out. It would be irresponsible of team management to not at least take a look at this. And it is foolish for any of us to so dismiss the possibility so quickly. Does it happen? Will it work? That we will have to wait and see. But again, we'd be foolish not to at least look into it. And this has very little to do with sentimentality. Sure it is Markov, so it would be nice to have him back. But not as a token 'throwback'. However, if he can play - and help the team - ...
  10. Permanent Rumour Thread

    I hope they are
  11. 2019 NHL Playoffs

    It is interesting. I find it depends a bit on your perspective. I always find a game goes by way to fast when I am there to see it live. Watching on television - it always seems longer.
  12. 2019 NHL Playoffs

    Well said!
  13. POLL: How do you feel about the future?

    Well said!
  14. POLL: How do you feel about the future?

    Sure they do
  15. I won't be surprised if Montreal picks Raphael Lavoie of the Halifax Mooseheads.
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