Habs Didn’t Tender Taylor Hall An Offer: Here’s Why

Oh fans and media surrounding the Montreal Canadiens… described as passionate, some will go further as adding knowledgeable. Myself? I say: “self-proclaimed most knowledgeable fans and media in hockey”. For many, they might glance at what’s happening around the NHL once in a while. Most times, they are zeroed in on the Habs and Habs only. Social Media has made everyone a pro. News, ideas and narratives are being spread faster than a one-legged man in a butt-kicking competition. Unfortunately for readers (and radio listeners), there are tree stumps in BC forests with an IQ higher than some of them. Many of them are tagged on Twitter as #Subbanistas.

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Ben Chiarot, Joel Edmundson, History Set To Repeat Itself?

Sometimes when you’re a NHL General Manager, it’s not always about getting the big names that will necessarily improve your team. It’s rather more about having the sense of adding the right players to your team. Prior to the hard salary cap implementation back in the mid 2000’s, the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs loved signing the biggest names on the UFA market by throwing major dollars at them. Only once since 1967 has that strategy paid off, when the Rangers finally ended a 50+ years of Stanley Cup less hockey in 1994.

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