Flat Cap Effect: UFA – Offer Vastly Surpasses Demand

COVID-19 has screwed up a lot of things. Since early 2020, the deadly virus broke into a pandemic that saw the world economy almost shut down to a stall. Some businesses had to shut their door, some permanently, being unable to sustain the impact of the lack of social interaction. Others more fortunate managed to get by up until this point by cutting down expenses, including staff, just to stay afloat. All hoped to see a turnaround by this time but a combination of selfishness, poor politics and frustration has made the situation worse. As experts warned about, the second wave of Coronavirus is at the point of surpassing the initial outbreak. This will kill some businesses in most industry.

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Taylor Made To Play For The Habs

Ah the free agents’ market and the Montreal Canadiens. It’s not as bad as it is in Toronto where fans feel like every free agent wants to play for the Leafs, but it’s not far behind. Yet, Montreal has been the bridesmaid of free agency, or so it seems. In recent years, Milan Lucic, Paul Stastny and more recently Matt Duchene have all come out to say that the Canadiens were their second choice… after the teams they signed for. With his team’s performance during these COVID Cup playoffs, Habs’ GM Marc Bergevin is hoping to get over the hump and manage to convince a top UFA to give Montreal a try. Eliminating the fifth place Pittsburgh Penguins and totally outplaying the Philadelphia Flyers in spite of their series’ loss might prove Montreal to be on the upswing.

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