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01-26-2013, 09:16 PM
Bourne Endeavor
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Originally Posted by glenbuis View Post
I think Bergevin is gonna be a keeper. He's played, won, been tutured by arguably the best brains in hockey. He has courage to make what could have been unpopular decisions. ( for example i dont think anyone could have predicted him telling someone he's paying 7 million to stay home ). He's dead set on the bridge contract which makes the best sense for the habs. I'm sure he's taking advantage of listening to offers while he can.
The bridge contract is what has created this disaster in the first place. While other teams are locking up their stars to long term, cap friendly deals. Montreal is moaning over an archaic philosophy because they refuse to modernize. Telling Gomez to stay home was hardly revolutionary. We already knew Sather intended to do it with Redden and TSN was speculating since the summer.

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