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Proposition: Pierre-Luc Dubois with the Canadiens for Joel Armia?

Published April 2, 2024 at 11:42 PM

Many fans wanted Pierre-Luc Dubois in Montreal before he was traded to the Los Angeles Kings. The player himself loudly proclaimed that he wanted to play for the Canadiens.

Ultimately, he decided to continue his career in California, and given his disappointing performance, it's probably for the best. However, a proposal to bring him to Montreal has surfaced and it's causing a stir.

Indeed, the site Habsetlnh.com has floated the idea of trading Joel Armia for Pierre-Luc Dubois. The site clearly states that this is not speculation, possibility, or rumor. It's just to see what your opinion is, and we've decided to play along as well.

Dubois was traded for the equivalent of three first-round picks. He clearly doesn't have unanimous support with his $8.5 million salary and lack of effort.

He has only accumulated 35 points in 74 games, including 15 goals. That's clearly insufficient. Just imagine if the Kings GM decided he would give him away, or almost, because he's tired of him.

On the other hand, Joel Armia has a salary of $3.4 million for another year. Although he has had two stints in the AHL, he has rebounded remarkably well. He has 20 points, including 14 goals.

"With his 11th goal of the season at 5-on-5, Joel Armia now sits alone in second place in this category among the Canadiens, behind Nick Suzuki (15). That's two more goals than Cole Caufield, with almost 400 fewer minutes of ice time." - Simon-Olivier Lorange, La Presse

Clearly, Armia currently fills a more important role than Dubois. Both players are inconsistent, but their salaries are different.

Would you make the trade of these two players one for one?

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Proposition: Pierre-Luc Dubois with the Canadiens for Joel Armia?

Would you like Pierre-Luc Dubois to come to Montreal in exchange for Joel Armia?

Yes6320.9 %
No23879.1 %
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