Bergevin Addressed The Habs’ Second Biggest Need. Does He See The Elephant In the Room?

If there’s one word in Habs’ world that gets everyone hopping, it’s the world WIN. But if there was a word that draws more immediate interest, it would have to be the word TRADE attached to the Canadiens. Whether you add “rumour” or “done deal” to it, fans cannot get enough of trade talks when it comes to their favourite team. And luckily for them, they have one of the most active and, truthfully, best GMs in the business. At least when it comes to the number of trades, and his success rate, that is. Oh he makes mistakes. Show me a GM that doesn’t and I’ll show you a liar. With trade deadline fast approaching on April 12th, Habs’ fans will be glued to their screen in hope to see Marc Bergevin work more of his magic.

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Bergevin: Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

He felt that his team was ready to take the next step. His very best players, or the highest paid, are getting long in the tooth. Some of his good young players have taken huge strides and there are more quality prospects to come. But the moment to take the next step, in Marc Bergevin‘s mind, was now. Enough with the talks about the goal being to make the playoffs. The Canadiens’ GM speech at the start of the season was clear and the playoffs were expected from him. With the additions and trades he’s completed, most observers around the NHL agreed.

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