Thread: Confirmed with Link: Mathieu Carle traded to Ducks for Mark Mitera
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07-15-2011, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Roulin View Post
Just realized Mitera is still on his ELC, he's waiver ineligible. This will help the Habs' depth, with the team able to move Mitera, Diaz and Nash between Hamilton and Montreal without risking losing any of them.
This was the very first thing i thought of when i saw the trade happened, just now. Like with the Palushaj/d'agostini trade, gauthier likes making deals that are built around gaining more flexibility. Kind of surprised he's still on his ELC, but i'll take your word for it.

Good trade, overall. Like many others have said, we are short on defensive d-men types in our system, so the trade makes a lot of sense.

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