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by Paul on 02/26/12 at 02:05 PM ET
from Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette at Hockey Inside/Out,
Tomas Plekanec, who has been with the Canadiens his entire NHL career, has been the subject of talks with several teams. While the Canadiens have dropped out of the playoff hunt and are looking forward to next season, they want an established player in return for Plekanec, preferably a winger with some size.
While Plekanec said Friday that he wasn’t aware of being the subject of any trade talks, The Gazette has learned that the player’s agent let it be known earlier this month that the veteran centre would be willing to waive the no-trade clause which was part of the six-year, $30-million deal he signed in 2010.
added 12:51pm, via Renaud P. Lavoie tweet,
(Agent) Rick Curren: “We never had a discussion about this. Never. This is not true.”
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