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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Take A Look In The Mirror: You Might Be Part Of The Problem!

Many fans, particularly in La Belle Province, are known for their constant negativity. It is sad, but particularly true when it comes to putting down the work of Montreal Canadiens Trevor Timmins and General Manager Marc Bergevin for not drafting enough Quebecois. We see a wave of it every year after the NHL Draft. The rest of the season, they will complain that the Habs don’t have enough local talent in the line-up. They won’t try to figure out why that is, it’s just empty verbal diarrhea for the most part. When confronted with facts, they will ignore or block you on social media for daring going against their narrative. And when they do have local talent, they treat them like they do Jonathan Drouin!

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