NHL: Canadiens Price Will Be Better Than Halak; Should Still Be Traded

April 7th, 2010 by Joseph Massey Leave a reply »
The biggest point of debate in Montreal these days is over the team's strongest position. Which one will start next game? Which one will start the playoffs? Which one will start next season? It's all about the goalies: Jaroslav Halak and Carey Price.

With both men restricted free agents (RFAs) this summer and both likely to want the assurance of a starting job to go along with money that will make it impossible to get them both in under the cap, new General Manager Pierre Gauthier has a tough decision.

So, I offer this piece of unsolicited advice. Ultimately, Carey Price will be the more noteworthy, accomplished NHL goalie. And you should trade him anyway.

It's an age old problem. There's one net and only one guy can play at a time. Throw in a hockey market that pays more attention to line combinations in practice than a lot of cities do the regular season and it's bound to get ugly.

Jaroslav Halak is a 24 year old who despite being drafted in the 7th round has simply dominated every level he's played at.

He was stellar in his native Slovakia, he put up good numbers in the QMJHL, he was a man among boys in the ECHL, and di ...

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