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05-21-2011, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Talks to Goalposts View Post
The point where that has hurt the Habs the most was trading Riberio. If they had kept him then there would have been no need to trade for Gomez. Sergei is replaceable but a geniune 1a/1b center is a rare commodity. Grabrovski is a lesser example of the same but isn't nearly as good of a player.
Ribeiro had to go, he was a ********. The problem was getting washed up Janne Niinimaa for him. They probably would have been better served with a 2nd or 3rd round pick instead.

But who really knows what other GMs were offering.

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