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In the greatest trade for Habs Scrabble fans since the signing of Marius Czerkawski, Montreal dealt once touted prospect Brock Trotter and a 7th round draft pick to Phoenix on Sunday for Petteri Nokelainen and Garret Stafford. Nokelainen, a former first round pick of the Islanders, is a scrappy forward who can win face offs, while Stafford, as I recall, is the fellow former Hab Alexander Perezhigin hit in the head with a baseball bat swing of his stick - though I haven’t checked that, and will when time allows. Regardless, Pierre Gauthier has chosen to act after an abysmal start by the Habs, and act he has: the Canadiens will ice a completely different fourth line tonight against Florida. Pierre: that’s not going to do it. Continue reading "Habs shake it up, Budaj awaits Panthers"
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