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07-29-2008, 09:13 PM
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Chet-Nick
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Originally Posted by RE-HABS View Post
With the Habs hosting the draft you know they want to make a splash in front of the hometown fans, so if they finish in the top 25-30 pick of the 1st round they are going to make a trade to move up...either for this kid or someone esle.

Not to digress. Do you recall the 1992 draft? It was held at the old Forum. Canadiens fans actually booed Serge Savard's first round selection, David Wilkie.

They were hoping for Paul Brousseau. Wilkie's career was cut short because of nagging injuries. Some of you might remember Wilkie was part of that Igor Ulanov trade (1998). Whereas Brousseau wasn't couldn't enough to stick.

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