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Ice Level: Evaluating the Canadiens' trade deadline

The Canadiens have traded Dale Weise, Tomas Fleischmann, and Devante Smith-Pelly in a bid to sell off assets at the trade deadline, but was that enough? Were they the right moves?

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The Montreal Canadiens finally admitted they were sellers at the trade deadline, moving on from Dale Weise, Tomas Fleischmann, and Devante Smith-Pelly. Even with Marc Bergevin claiming that the goal was still to make the playoffs this year, the direction seems mostly clear. But is it, as Bergevin asserted, "the right direction"?

We have Sean Gordon on the podcast to talk Habs and trade deadline, where the team is headed in the future, and what to expect in the summer.

Finally, it looks like P.K. Subban is on the outside looking in at Team Canada for the 2016 World Cup of hockey. While the snub is ridiculous in every way, should people bother worrying about this tournament anyway?