Habsworld: Gainey’s Handicap

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    T.C Denault gives a detailed account of why Bob Gainey has such a difficult time attracting UFA’s to Montreal. Player agents certainly discourage their clients from signing with the Canadiens due to the higher taxes (don’t forget that a large portion of these agents are Chartered Accountant who look at the bottom line).
    I’ve written an article called Criticism is common place in Montreal in which I discuss the same situations.