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07-10-2010, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by glenngineer View Post
Chelios wasn't labeled a trouble player. Whoever the GM at the time thought it was prudent to move him for Savard and go for one more Cup. They won the Cup in '93 and haven't come close since. I was a huge Habs fan growing up and I still never understood that move. It brought them one Cup but removed them of one of the greatest defenseman to play the game for a guy that had only a year or two left in the tank.
You are correct it is a move that many of us still scratch our heads over. He would have been a cornerstone to the franchise for many years but alas he got shipped out for Dennis Savard.

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