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10-13-2008, 07:41 AM
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It's early in the season, but Gainey's trade for an undervalued Tanguay looks like it's paying off, especially when you consider that Calgary looks right now like it could use his offense.
Same can be said of Pittsburgh missing muscle that Laraque brought to that team.
Gainey's getting pretty good at buying low and selling high. For every Beauchemin-type miscue, there are at least two, three deals weighted in the Canadiens' favour.
Combine that with consistently high-quality work by Timmins, and the team's progress appears inexorable. Very few really flashy deals, but a few well placed tweaks here and there.
It's fun to watch GM Bob Gainey work and behold the results
If I were a GM I would not want to discuss a trade with Gainey (and please let's not mention the Ribs trade..., so tired of that *****...
Gainey usually gets rid of the right amount of garbage to improve the HABS: Ribs, Theo, Dagenais
I'm still loving the
Gorges + 1st Rounder (Pacioretty) TRADE
Or the Balej for Kovalev trade
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