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08:35 AM ET 08.15 | Max Pacioretty is now in the fold, and while P.K. Subban's re-upping has taken longer than expected, the Habs are confident that Montreal remains a valued destination. The deal with Pacioretty -- a 23-year old native of New Canaan, Conn., -- proves the Habs are capable of attracting good young players to long-term deals, [Marc Bergevin] said. ... As for the possibility of signing free agent Shane Doan, Bergevin acknowledged the Habs had made contact with the 35-year-old right winger. But the long-time Phoenix Coyote wants to take time to make his decision. There were reports that Doan had visited Montreal this summer. "If Doan was in Montreal ... he didn't tell me," Bergevin said.

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August 15, 2012  08:51 AM ET

Bergevin acknowledged the Habs had made contact with the 35-year-old right winger.

But Shane declined when he found out he had to speak french

August 15, 2012  08:53 AM ET

Not a good fit as Doan apparently has issues with la langue de Moliere.

August 15, 2012  08:55 AM ET
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Bergevin acknowledged the Habs had made contact with the 35-year-old right winger.But Shane declined when he found out he had to speak french

You beat me to it.

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August 15, 2012  09:13 AM ET
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Can't believe i'm about to say this, but for the love of god Montreal don't do it.

Like all the other stupid GMs this summer, they'll end up overpaying for his services. But then, with the Gomez contract, the Habs may have invented stupid.

August 15, 2012  09:15 AM ET

Can't believe i'm about to say this, but for the love of god Shane don't do it.

August 15, 2012  09:15 AM ET
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Like all the other stupid GMs this summer, they'll end up overpaying for his services. But then, with the Gomez contract, the Habs may have invented stupid.

I thought Sather had a good inroad to that....till someone took Gnomez off his hands

August 15, 2012  09:27 AM ET
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Can't believe i'm about to say this, but for the love of god ... Doan do it.

There! Fixed!

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August 15, 2012  09:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Not a good fit as Doan apparently has issues with la langue de Moliere.

Vive le Quebec!

August 15, 2012  09:48 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Not a good fit as Doan apparently has issues with la langue de Moliere.

I thought he had issues with amphibians.

August 15, 2012  10:01 AM ET
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I thought he had issues with amphibians.

he much prefers gila monsters

August 15, 2012  10:11 AM ET
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I thought Sather had a good inroad to that....till someone took Gnomez off his hands

Sather has been brilliant lately. They have an awesome team and still have 11.6 in cap space for deadline deals etc.

August 15, 2012  10:16 AM ET
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Sather has been brilliant lately. They have an awesome team and still have 11.6 in cap space for deadline deals etc.

maybe he can complete his turn around and find someone to take Redden

August 15, 2012  10:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Sather has been brilliant lately. They have an awesome team and still have 11.6 in cap space for deadline deals etc.

ssssshhhhh dont jinx us

August 15, 2012  10:20 AM ET
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maybe he can complete his turn around and find someone to take Redden

The man said brilliant Spiny...not magical.

August 15, 2012  10:29 AM ET

Please God, let this story end....

August 15, 2012  10:31 AM ET
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maybe he can complete his turn around and find someone to take Redden

Why? Dolan could care less about that 6 million.

 
August 15, 2012  10:42 AM ET

Sigh, he we go again. I know he won't move to Florida, the caught a 17 foot 164lb Python with 80+ eggs the other day.

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