With flashbulbs flashing and reporters jostling to get their questions in, a teary-eyed Matt D’Agostini sat wiping his eyes, sometimes glancing at Peter Pocklingpuck as if to ask why, and periodically looking over to new boss Bruce McBain for support.
D’Agostini then made mention of his friend Cyrus Mesopotania. “I promised Mess I wouldn’t do this” he blurted out, and then he stopped and wiped his eyes and looked almost embarrassed and overwhelmed as the flashbulbs continued to light up the room.
Yes folks, the Matt D’Agostini era is over in Montreal. Traded in the prime of his career. They’ll be saying for years to come that if D’Agostini can get traded, than anyone can get traded.
St. Louis sends Aaron Palushaj to Montreal in this blockbuster deal that has sent reporters into a frenzy and fans reeling. Palushaj was burning up the American Hockey League with an incredible 5 goals and 17 assists, which bodes well for the Habs as they continue along the Stanley Cup path.