Jeff Halpern on a line with Michael Cammalleri and Tomas Plekanec? Sure, why not.
Scott Gomez re-united with Brian Gionta and Max Pacioretty? Go right ahead.
Those are some of the moves in the works as Canadiens’ head coach Jacques Martin prepares his troops for tonight’s game in Vancouver against the Canucks. With the Habs in a tailspin which has seen them drop six of their last seven games, you can’t blame Martin (I don’t blame Martin) for shaking things up in an effort to come out of this three-game Western road trip with a point or two.
Before you hang the coach out to dry as a result of the team’s current tailspin, here are the cold, hard facts: Jacques Martin is working with the deck that he has been dealt. There are very few aces in this 23-man deck.
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