2013 Post-Mortem - Bergevin's Best/Worst Moves
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05-09-2013, 08:42 PM
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So, now that the season is done, what do you think of Marc Bergevin's first year as Habs GM?
What do you think were his best, what were his worst, moves?
- Signing Subban
- Re-structuring the coaching staff
- Signing Bouillon and offering him an extension
- Giving Desharnais an early extension
As the poster above said. This was horrible in hindsight and a number of us called it. Subban is going to demand a huge ransom and now he'll get - from us or another team offersheeting him. We lost an opportunity to lock him long term at $5.5-6 million. Now he'll demand seven or more.
While I understand BG's approach at the deadline. I do believe we should have made a few more depth moves; look for another Prust (Talbot comes to mind) because the physicality burden was just too much for him.
I also am a bit disconcerted over how Therrien's responded to our dreadful play - backing our way into the playoffs. His insistence to play Desharnais and Pacioretty together all year did nothing to alleviate those concerns.
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