Hossa getting closer to Montreal?!?

According to Mathias Brunet of Montreal newspaper La Presse (who is usually VERY reliable), the Habs organization have ordered red & white Canadiens equipment for star player Marian Hossa.

http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20080220/CPPRESSE/80220297/5051/CPPRESSE&template=une
Frontpage

http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20080220/CPSPORTS0101/80220288/6488/CPACTUALITES
Detailed article (in french)

Now, as explained in the article, this doesen’t necessarily mean a trade is imminent but it obviously mean that the trade talks are getting VERY serious.

Brunet also stated as an example a trade that fell through 2 years ago when the Habs ordered equipment for Nikolai Khabibulin and Adrian Aucoin (formerly of the Chicago BlackHawks) who were supposed to get dealt for José Théodore, Mike Ribeiro & Pierre Dagenais

No words on who exactly would be dealt for Hossa, but the names of forward Michael Ryder and defensemen Mark Streit along with a draft pick and/or a prospect were floating around apparently.

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Marco Normandin
HTR Vice-Admin