2008 Draft produced slim pickings for Montreal Canadiens
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01-26-2013, 01:29 PM
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In the 2007-08 regular season, the
finished first overall in the Eastern Conference before beating their archrivals, the
in the first round of the NHL playoffs in game seven. The team would eventually bow out in five games to the
in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.
At the 2008 NHL entry draft, the Canadiens' management decided to make a move to better their top-six forward group by trading their 2008 first round and 2009 second round selections to the
for Alex Tanguay and a fifth round pick in 2008. The organization felt their prospect group had been well stocked over the last few drafts and they could afford the loss of a first round pick for an established NHL player.…
Trading first round picks with Timmins drafting is not smart. Rumour had it he was targeting John Carlson with '08 pick. Between him and McDonogh our defense today would be best in league.
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