Canadiens General Manager Bob Gainey showed he has the poker face of a champion by trading longtime (and hard-working) Hab defenceman Craig Rivet.
Hopefully Bob still has something in his cards that will give us a forward who can score goals.
Meanwhile, the blogosphere is starting to react.
Some are doing it philosophically:
We who follow the Habs have known for a while that Craig Rivet might be traded, and there had already been considerable debate amongst fans about the value of that decision. It was a difficult, wrenching discussion, since it almost completely centered on the concept of â€˜intangiblesâ€™.
Others not so much:
LATENDRESS RYDER AND HIGGINS SUCK. HEATLEY IS THE MAN. […] GO SENS GO
Meanwhile, the media in California seem to think this is a good deal for them too.