Do UFAs avoid Montréal? If so, why?
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07-03-2013, 11:51 PM
bought a MB jersey
Join Date: Oct 2006
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If you were a talented forward UFA, would you really want to come to Montreal after watching the fiasco in Ottawa?
NHL players watch the playoff games just like we do. They saw Gallagher pounded shift after shift without anyone stepping up to stop it. Eller was dropped and nothing happened. Therrien whined to the media and embarrassed himself and this organization with his performance.
To attract big names, you have to have a complete change in hockey philosophy as reflected on the ice. Until then, we will watch the Lecavalier's of the NHL go to other teams where they need to only focus on playing hockey.
We will see what Bergevin does in the next week or so to address this issue.........if he does anything at all.
so, what you're saying is, you have no damn clue how it is for pro athletes in Montreal.
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