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by Paul on 01/25/12 at 01:08 PM ET
from David Staples of The Cult Of Hockey,
Is Pernell Karl Subban, the mobile, attacking defenceman of the struggling Montreal Canadiens, on the trading block?
Fans and commentators of the Montreal Canadiens are abuzz with such talk, but it’s not clear that Montreal GM Pierre Gauthier has a trade of Subban in mind, as much as team management has sent out signals it’s unhappy with this young defenceman.
In mid-December, Jack Todd of The Gazette reported that Gauthier and Jacques Martin were “bitterly disappointed” with the development of Subban. Just before Christmas, Gauthier suggested to his coach that Subban should be benched.
The belief that Subban is a young superstar who will help lead the Habs back to the top does not bear scrutiny,
continued and Edmonton could use him…
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