(But hey, bright side: They have a new traffic cone for when Galchenyuk learns how to parallel park.)
He played between 17-20 minutes most games last season, as the 33-year-old split time between the San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins. His ice time plummeted in the postseason, where he was a minus-4 and struggled to be a difference maker in his own zone.
(Two second-rounders for a Murray rental now appears like a rare Ray Shero misstep.)
That said, he fills a need for the Habs on defense and brings a wealth of experience. Low cost – $1.5 million according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet – and not much asked of him.
Well, except for those asking what it was like to date Elin Nordegren. Or how he invented that beer tap.
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