5 Players the Montreal Canadiens Should Trade Right Now

By Darrell Samuels

5 Players the Montreal Canadiens Should Trade Right Now

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There are lot a lot of weaknesses within the Montreal Canadiens' lineup. February 29, 2016 is the NHL Trade Deadline and the following five names could be shipped out to provide significant value to the roster.

5. Mike Condon

Mike Condon
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5. Mike Condon

Mike Condon
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This move might be an unpopular one to consider moving, but the fact is Condon's value currently is not going to get any higher than what it is right now. He has won six of his first seven starts, since stepping into the lead role between the pipes as Carey Price's understudy.

4. Lars Eller

Lars Eller
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4. Lars Eller

Lars Eller
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Eller has had brief stints of being in the doghouse among Montreal fans and management. He has never produced higher than 30 points during his tenure in the province of Quebec. The Canadiens forwards are scoring with regularity and Eller's production is not close to the likes of his teammates Tomas Plekanec and David Desharnais.

3. Tom Gilbert

Tom Gilbert, Montreal Canadiens
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3. Tom Gilbert

Tom Gilbert, Montreal Canadiens
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The team already has Jarred Tinordi awaiting in the wings for his chance to step up to the big club and also has Greg Pateryn awaiting for the call to wear the Habs colors on a full-time basis. Gilbert is not a point producer on a nightly basis, but could be a nice trade chip.

2. Dustin Tokarski

Dustin Tokarski, Montreal Canadiens
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2. Dustin Tokarski

Dustin Tokarski, Montreal Canadiens
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Since the injury to goalie Carey Price, the spotlight has been on Tokarski and rookie Mike Condon. Tokarski has already been placed on waivers once this season and Condon has been sensational, as Price's understudy. Chances are Condon's not going to be dealt by Marc Bergevin, but maybe they could fetch a draft pick for their once-prized goalie Tokarski.

1. Alexander Semin

Alexander Semin
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1. Alexander Semin

Alexander Semin
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In late July, 2015 the Montreal Canadiens signed the forward to a $1.1 million deal. Granted, it is a low-risk signing this summer after seasons in the NHL with the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes. He has three points in ten games and the Canadiens can afford to deal him.

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