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07-01-2012, 04:37 PM
Talks to Goalposts
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Originally Posted by Alexdaman View Post
For all that was possible to move I think the choices were well done... We needed a third and fourth line that could bring a little more than just kill some ice time, be physical or intimidating at least. Bourque is not a UFA and getting rid of him must be very complicated... first if you trade him out for nothing you may hurt your offensive production this year and secondly not many teams will be eager to spend 3.5 m$ for a coin toss. And Bourque is the only issue that wasn't dealt with today and that's no surprise.
The kind of bottom six I think they needed was what they had in 2010-11. Halpern, Moen, Darche, White, Desharnais, Pouilot and Eller. Guys that can either play defense or provide depth scoring. Montreal didn't do that well on getting that so far. They have some depth defense but no one but Eller and maybe if they get lucky Armstrong can score.

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