Thread: Confirmed with Link: Habs sign Greg Pateryn (two-year contract)
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03-28-2012, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by whitespy View Post
Quailer not happening. We have until 2013 and are very tight on contracts. Kristo, we've got no choice, so I hope he's up next too.
Not so sure about that. We'll likely let go quite a few of the expiring contracts.

We can reasonably expect the Habs to no tender an offer to:

30. Masse, Dany (gone for sure IMO)
31. Mitera, Mark (gone for sure IMO)
35. Slaney, Robert (gone for sure IMO)
36. Engqvist, Andreas (gone for sure IMO based on the lack of NHL opportunity/icetime despite AHL success)
37. Bishop, Hunter (gone for sure IMO)
38. Nash, Brendon (No really sure, that injury was really bad for his career. No doubt would have gotten NHL time this year. Might be too low on depth chart now)
39. Geoffrion, Blake (gone for sure IMO based on how he's been a healthy scratch)
43. Nokelainen, Petteri (gone for sure IMO)

Originally Posted by Commandant View Post
Its like Erik Cole, Alexei Emelin, and Raphael Diaz don't exist.

I don't want Gauthier back, I want him gone, but that doesn't mean I won't give him credit for bringing in those three guys this year.
Kinda proves the point...

Cole is a good signing right now but the term he was given will be and still is an issue. His ability to play well relies on his speed, will it still be there 2-3 years from now?

Diaz was a nice find, glad he listened to our scouting staff there.

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