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07-22-2011, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Plekamaniac View Post
I personally think Josh will be gone on July 1st. This was our opportunity to commit 3-4 years to him, and we didn't do it. The man played the last three years on one knee for this team, and we screw him over by rewarding him with a one-year deal.
Originally Posted by schumway2 View Post
It's called planning. You should have a long term vision when running an organization. Gorges is a UFA next year and if he has a good year you're going to end up compensating him due to the risk he walks. Ultra dumb by Gauthier.
What a joke. Once again, some people here don't seem to understand the concept of two parties being involved in a negotiation. Why on earth would Gorges agree to a multi-year deal when he's coming off major knee surgery and knows that a big year this season would do wonders in boosting his value around the league? From the player's point of view, it makes absolutely no sense. But no, of course, it's the Canadiens who messed up by not making him sign a contract he'd have to be an idiot to agree to.

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