Tomas Plekanec to Minnesota
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12-22-2012, 08:39 PM
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I will admit that we could probalbly get some more for him. Ideally something like Bogosian would be sweet. Keep in mind that all young defenceman have there ups and downs. Dumba captained Canada to gold at the Ivan Hlinka last August and was the first defenceman in history to lead the tournament in scoring at the under 18 worlds. (7-5-7-12) And yes Subban is something special. He does come with baggage to. The first time a player fights with a teammate, you can chalk it up to emotion. The second time warning signals should go off. The third time is a clear signal you have a problem. The fourth time when Desharnais beat him with his hockey stick was a black eye for the team. Not one player came to his aid and coaches could only say that was a bad scene. We are in a good position to completely rebuild and in 2-3 yrs time have some real success. It would be a shame to derail this future success with players with a history of disrupting chemistry on the team.
Why do you think Montreal even needs to rebuild? You forget that they were in the playoffs for many years preceding this past year. Montreal was hit with injuries worse than perhaps any team in the league. As well, usually removing a #1 d-man and #1 centre ruins chemistry a good bit - not something that a couple of good prospects can fix in 2-3 years...
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