I'd lunch a campaign to collect money from the population to keep him in montreal if it was ever a question of money that he stays... but the good news is that we all know it won't be a question of money... it will be up to him if he wants to stay in Montreal or not!
I still don't think Saku is getting enough credit this season. He is by far our most consistent player on an extremely inconsistent team. If anyone is in a slump, they are put on the Saku line and they immediately recover.
It sucks to have agent pressure on you anytime a contract is mentioned.
Pretty much no way Saku won't be getting re-signed in Montreal, but Gainey can't just go ahead and say that because its leverage and Saku can't say he'll stay no matter what because for Gainey its leverage.
It's why I'd prefer to see Koivu get his contract now and let everyone else work around it.
Gonna be wearing my Saku Jersey for years to come!
A Habs Koivu jersey is timeless. Altought he's (of course) not at same level as them, wearing a Saku jersey is much like wearing a Béliveau or a Richard one today. Playing somewhere else for a few seasons wouldn't take that away. I'd prefer him as a Canadien of course.