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06-10-2004, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by ObeySteve
You guys must be pretty angry that the NHL doesn't have the territorial rights that it once had in place before expansion...

If the same rules that existed back then were around today, the Canadiens would automatically have had first rights on Lecavalier and St Louis if they wanted them.

They'd probably look pretty nice in a Habs jersey too.
Not really. That was one of the silliest rules in NHL history. I'd like to think the team is long over building around the French, and believing Montreal is their rightful place.

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