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Marc Bergevin discusses John Tavares, Tomas Plekanec, and more in his free agency press conference

The general manager spoke to the media after his work to begin the free agency period, mentioning the Toronto Maple Leafs, Plekanec, the state of the team, recent draft picks, and more.

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Marc Bergevin spoke to the media after a day spending minor pieces to the organization. This is what the general manager of the Montreal Canadiens had to say.

On not getting John Tavares

And on the Toronto Maple Leafs now that they have him

He also mentioned how it was a rebulld that let the Leafs draft several players in the top five thhat allowed them to be an enticing destination for Tavares.

On the state of the team

On re-signing Tomas Plekanec

On potentially signing Anthony Duclair

On today’s free agent additions

On Jesperi Kotkaniemi

On the other draft picks