Cap Relief Due To Gallagher’s Injury Could Prompt Trade For Top-4 Defenseman

When the Canadiens were forced to be off for a week due to COVID protocol, we knew that the schedule for the rest of the season would be hectic. The Habs are playing on average every second day. At the NHL level, this is a huge deal and when fatigue kicks in, mental errors occur, risking costing the team some wins. But further, physical fatigue and less time to recuperate doesn’t allow the body the rest it needs to compete as such high level. Injuries come more easily and recovering from minor ones takes longer, while the risk of getting seriously hurt is more likely. Just a few days in, the Habs are starting to feel the effects already… and there are six more weeks of it in this unusual regular season.

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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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