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02-10-2013, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by MarkovsKnee View Post
Man the more I see of the Habs centres the more I hope the Habs find a way to trade for O'Rielly. He's a face-off specialist, very very strong defensively and can put up some points. A Patrice Bergeron-type player. I'm not sure what his upside is offensively - probably like Pleks 60-70 pts, but it is everything else he brings to the game. Habs need a player like him.

Pleks, O'Rielly, Galchenyuk is a very solid top 3 with better size and skill. DD can either move to the wing, or back to the 4th line. We don't have any quality centres coming up.

I really don't expect it to happen, but ROR is an organizational need.
ROR would be a great addition. I don't consider him coming to Montreal a possibility because of our lack of cap space, and because of Bergevin's similar contract dispute with Subban. The trade or offer sheet will have to involve a team that doesn't mind spending ~$5mil/yr on a second contract.

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