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[Trade] Canadiens trade Torrey Mitchell to Kings for conditional 5th-round pick

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Hmmm.

 

Not familiar enough with him in the Habs system this year to comment on if this is a good ro bad deal but for a 4th line center who do the Habs have to fill in now he's gone and does this signal the start of the rebuild?

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good depth faceoff guy for LA. Not sure what Montreal is doing tho... making room? 

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Im guess LA came to the habs with the deal and they figured he was expendable.

I dont think this i making room or starting a rebuild.

but whatdoiknow

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7 minutes ago, Warhippy said:

Hmmm.

 

Not familiar enough with him in the Habs system this year to comment on if this is a good ro bad deal but for a 4th line center who do the Habs have to fill in now he's gone and does this signal the start of the rebuild?

Mitchell has only appeared in 11 games this year. They have Plekanec, Daneault, Byron, Drouin and Galchenyuk that have all been playing centre at one time or another this year.

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Mitchell has 0 points in 11 games this year, but has traditionally been a 15-20 point guy. He's gotten better on faceoffs in the last couple of years.

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If LA makes the playoffs the pick becomes Montreal's own 2018 4th that they sent to LA for Dwight King last trade deadline

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Yeah I don't think we can read into this one too much either way. As tempting as it is to try to be diagnosis with it. Kings offered Montreal their own pick back for a 0 point 32 year old who has been swapping in and out of the 13 forward slot. Fine hockey business choice to take what is offered and make room for a younger 4th liner to play a few more games. 

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Seems like an overpayment. Torrey Mitchell is waiver material and LA is basically giving up a 4th for him. Might not seem like a lot but a 4th round pick isn't insignificant. 

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1 hour ago, DeNiro said:

Montreal is freeing up a contract plain and simple.

Habs have $8 million cap space. This frees up absolutely nothing but peanuts.

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13 minutes ago, fivethej said:

Habs have $8 million cap space. This frees up absolutely nothing but peanuts.

You can only have a maximum of 50 contracts. This frees up a contract slot.

 

It's not about freeing up money. It's about freeing up a contract, as DeNiro has said.

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