After the first game of the season, with the Montreal Canadiens losing their best player to injury for four months, arm chair general managers began proposing solutions.á When top-six defenseman Ryan O'Byrne joined Andrei Markov on the injury list, the voices of the fans became louder and more panicked. No worries. To the rescue came the Montreal media with their predictable suggestions: Bob Gainey should acquire Denis Gauthier, Mathieu Dandenault, Marc-Andre Bergeron, Bruno Gervais, Pierre Daigenais or *gasp* Patrice Brisebois. Could they mean the same Brisebois who had just retired from the NHL after failing to be signed by any of the 30 teams?á Were they talking about the same Brisebois who was mostly an embarrassment to watch on the ice last season? As we know, Gainey signed Marc-An ...
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