Worst GM In Montreal's History
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03-23-2012, 04:05 PM
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When trying to blame the demise of the Habs on a GM, let's not let Serge Savard off the hook entirely either. He did win 2 Cups, but accelerated the run into mediocrity with a few terrible moves like:
-Chelios for Savard - Denis was eventually dispatched to the Lightning for no return, this was far worse than the Gomez trade IMO
-Desjardins, LeClair, Dionne for Recchi - didn't work out so well
-Guy Carbonneau for Jim Montgomery - yes this actually happened
-Bellows for Marc Bureau - Bellows got more points with the Lightning the following season than Bureau got in 3 years for the Habs
-Lebeau for Tugnutt - before Tugnutt was anywhere close to decent
-Muller & Schneider for Turgeon & Malakhov - Turgeon was the best player at that point, but the D really suffered losing Schneider after Desjardins was gone too
And let's not forget his draft record. Here's his first round picks:
I count 3 decent NHL'ers out of 15 first round picks.
1984 and 1987 were two of the best drafts by any team ever...both under Savard.
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