Jaroslav Halak Traded to St. Louis Blues

Posted: 17th June 2010 by Melissa Bauer-Herzog in NHL
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While picking between Cary Price and Jaroslav Halak would seem like an easy decision after the team’s Cinderella playoff run, the Canadiens pulled a surprise by trading Halak to the St. Louis Blues for two young players. Halak was an important part of the Canadiens’ defense when it came to beating the two East Conference giants of the playoffs, Washington and Pittsburgh.  He did not have a good series against the Flyers and was part of the weakness that cost the Habs their chance at the Cup.  However, he seemed to be a big part of developing a team capable of repeated playoff runs in the future.   Even though Halak is only two years older than Price, it seems as though that may be one of the many reasons Halak was sent packing.  Price also has more games on ...

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