TSN: From @GagnonFrancois: Habs should consider trading core players.

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  1. lou4gehrig Goal Caufield

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    Or we should trade non-core players such as Plek, DD, Markov, Weise, Byron, Emelin, Gilbert who take ice time away from our actual core players.
     
  2. MGK Welcome to the VGK (don't get attached).

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    Bern fired him.
     
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    He has the ability to coach young skill, something he did quite well in Tampa Bay. Steven Stamkos is a special player, and he went to the next level under Boucher’s watch. Not only did Stamkos emerge as the elite goal scorer that he is, but he also learned the two way game under Boucher. His epic 60 goal season was also under Boucher's tutelage.
     
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    Oh. Well in that case, let 'er rip.
     
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    According to this, they couldn't get him to sign a 2-year contractual extension when he indicated that he'd rather coach in North America and told SC Bern that three NHL teams had shown interest in him. Knowing SC Bern wouldn't be able to count on him for much longer, they terminated his contract:

    http://www.tvasports.ca/2015/11/18/guy-boucher-congedie
     
  6. WeThreeKings Habs cup - its in the BAG

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    I'm surprised he doesn't have a job with the organization
     
  7. Bacchus1 Fill the net!

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    Man, we should hire Boucher, and at least try to turn this season around. If they don't, I think that it is acknowledging that we are intending on tanking.

    Maybe Bergevin wants to slide just a little bit more. With 5-6 more loses in a row, we'll be down near the top 5.
     
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    If he can't coach a team in SWISS, what makes us think he's going to do wonders with a team in the NHL?
     
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    What makes us think a guy who couldnt win it with prime crosby and malkin can win in MTL?
     
  10. FireBurningBin please

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    That's not fully indicative of how it went down. He had a very good year the prior season, then was released during a slump after he made it clear he would not re-sign.
     
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    DD is considered a core player by Gagon lol
     
  12. jaffy27 From Russia wth Pain

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    Not to defend Therrien too much but Quenville made it to the finals in his third full year as a Head Coach and so did Therrien.....either way, I'm on the fence about the Boucher thing...I like Kirk Muller, but "Le Coach Francais" thing really hurts us.....
     
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    These media guys in Montreal are not stupid, they see how Bergevin hires people. A gig with the Habs= cha ching and we wonder why they don't ask any tough questions. :laugh::laugh:
     
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    RDS have the worst hockey "experts" on this planet, only good ones they have are the ones from TSN that come once in a while.
     
  15. chaosrevolver Snubbed Again

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    I never once blamed Boucher for his time in Tampa. The goaltending he had in the last season and a bit was abysmal. Roloson and Garon...lol.

    I'll never forget what he did for a guy like PK...so I've been on board with him for a while.
     
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    Gagnon is useless
     
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    you're intentionally misinterpretating what happened
     
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    He was talking on trading Subban for #1 center yesterday. Before no-trade clause kicked in
     
  20. That's a scary team ? :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: We have all those players now minus Stamkos and it's far from close to scary, or even good for that matter. Stamkos would give them a boost but far from scary :shakehead
     
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    Not trying to defend Therrien, but Crosby/Malkin have still only won one cup with like 4 or 5 different coaches.. and only been to the finals one other time.
     
  22. CrAzYNiNe who could have predicted?

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    I wonder if he really thinks this is a good idea, or if it is simply radio chatter to get people talking. a #1 D, who can win a Norris every year is more valuable to a team then a #1 C.
     
  23. Rapala The Cup Runneth Elsewhere.

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    Boucher should be hired with explicit tank insructions.
    I'd trust him more than MT not to land us in 9th fn place. :help:
     
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    Gagnon should crawl under a rock and stay there .. Untill well... eternity
     
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    Not to mention, Subban on his own generates nearly as much, at times more offense than a lot of these so called #1 centers.
     

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