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10-21-2011, 11:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Habs 4 Life View Post
Then he had no reason to trade him with the draft 2 weeks away. Teams would have talked to the Habs if they knew Halak was available. Also the Blues at the draft traded Rundblad to the Sens, they had 2 1st round pick. If Gauthier was a little more patient IMO we could have gotten what we wanted or at least a pick or even another prospect along with Eller
There were a ton of goalies on the UFA and trade market that summer...the closer it got to July 1st his value could have dropped.

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