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I`m sure everybody saw the firing of, head coach, Steve Stirling coming and many even predicted it would happen sometimes this week…
La Presse is reporting in an article today that Bob Gainey is very close to a trade. Unlike other rumours, however, the Montreal newspaper believes that the Canadiens are in talks with the Chicago Blackhawks.
12th Place in Western Confrence
5th in Pacific Division
According to several sources, NYIslanders’ coach Steve Stirling has just been fired.
According to Montreal’s sports channel RDS, a trade could be done within the next few hours between Montreal and Colorado. Usually, they don’t report rumors on their site but this time they put it and took it off right away… However no names were mentionned.
TEAM: Dallas Stars
Place in Conference: 3rd
According to Sportsnet News, Mark Recchi is apparantly being shopped by the struggling Pens. Rumor is that he is being pursued by his former team the Philadelphia Flyers…
According to Bertrand Raymond, a very well known journalist covering the Canadiens in Montreal, Bob Gainey is in Colorado this week along with Julien Brisebois, the team’s legal advisor.
Vancouver and Montreal are up to something… No really good leaks yet as to the exact players, but something is in the works.
Yesterday was a very busy day for the two. Steve Tambellini of the Canucks and Bob Gainey of the Canadiens met at the Manitoba Moose-Hamilton Bulldogs game (the clubs respective farm teams) and at the Canucks-Flames games there were a total of 8 (count them… 8!) Montreal scouts in attendance. Both these have been confirmed (radio for source… sorry, no link).
With all these rumors lately, there has been a lot of teams and names mentioned but nothing happening. So who could go where? Here’s a list of potential names that could be changing adress very soon….