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Trade involving Brendan Gallagher? A concerning post surfaces and the Canadiens will have to consider this possibility


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Elias Edmonson
October 8, 2023  (3:42 PM)
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As we know, Brendan Gallagher has slowed down a lot over the past two years. Plagued by numerous injuries, the veteran has been limited to 93 games since the 2021-2022 season, where he saw his production decline significantly.

Nevertheless, number 11 still stands as a testament to determination and remains an inspiration to his teammates. As reported by Cédrick Gervais from the Marqueur.com site, some experts wonder if Gallagher will ever return to his former self.
This is notably the opinion of the Canadiens' former scout Grant McCagg, who made a rather concerning statement about the diminutive forward via his X account.
«I held out hope for Gallagher... I defended him passionately and hoped he just needed to be healthy, but it's painfully clear he can't keep up with the NHL's pace right now, and it's sad to see. He's really struggling.»

Ouch! Let's just say that such words are not very encouraging for the future of the Canadiens' assistant captain, and many team fans are likely to be disappointed hearing this statement from McCagg.
However, it must be said that the former scout isn't entirely wrong in his comments, as Gallagher seems to be at the end of his rope given his performance on the ice and his low production of just 15 goals over the last two seasons.
That said, number 11 remains a valuable asset to the organization due to the quality of the man, but his contract, which binds him to the Canadiens, is still valid until 2027, and at 6.5 million dollars per season, it's beginning to weigh heavily on the team's payroll.
Should Kent Hughes consider the possibility of trading Brendan Gallagher?
For now, this option hasn't been brought up, as Gallagher appears to be in top shape and we'll have to wait and see his contribution to the team at the start of the season. However, if number 11 were to face certain challenges, the Canadiens' top brass might be faced with a big decision concerning their assistant captain.
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Trade involving Brendan Gallagher? A concerning post surfaces and the Canadiens will have to consider this possibility

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