Comments Off on Gauthier Made The Best Move at The Best Time: Halak Headed to St. Louis
While I was surprised to see the Montreal Canadiens move Jaroslav Halak before the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, I was not surprised to see him traded to a club that desperately needed goaltending. Montreal GM Pierre Gauthier and his staff made a move to send Halak to the St. Louis Blues in return for Lars Eller and Ian Schultz. While most Habs fans are livid with Gauthier and Co., I am not. Halak had a superior playoff run with the Habs as the team upset two of the leagues better clubs on route to an Eastern Conference final with the Philadelphia Flyers. Halak was a big part of that run, and in the opinion of most people, it was figured that he would get the keys to the company bathroom along with a few million dollars of spending money this off season as a reward. Instead he wa ...

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