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01-29-2013, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Hab View Post
Very interesting post (lots of info).

And didn't know Bourque is Metis (half native Canadian). Price...I already knew his mother is native Canadian. Interesting info indeed. I'm pulling for Bourque to pick up his game and be the player we all know he can be (solid, gritty power forward).
I'm guilty of bashing Bourque a bit for last season's performance but was also hoping he could pick up his game for our Habs. Pleks is good for any player...and maybe DD can be good as well for Bourque or vice versa.
A lot of people with French names from the prairies are Metis, they were originally the Voyageurs who came out with the fur trade and if they wanted to settle down with a wife, native women were more or less their only choice.

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