TSN: Darren Dreger on TSN 690 radio in Montreal on Winnipeg Jets ahead Pierre-Luc Dubois and the Montreal Canadiens hypothesis.
Conor McKenna: “What about this Pierre-Luc Dubois scenario? Where now a good supply with the report, a 95 p.c probability Dubois turns into a Montreal Canadien however doesn’t give us a timeframe on that.
Can you give me any form of perception on what the Habs viewpoint could be on this, figuring out that you may get him for nothing for those who wait? But additionally perhaps desirous to get him sooner and perhaps get an extension performed. What are you able to inform me about what the strategy is or could be?”
Dreger: “Well, primary, how do you place a quantity? How do you place a proportion on a participant who’s below contract with one other membership, leaving that membership, after which becoming a member of a really particular crew, the Montreal Canadiens? Like, 95 p.c is a giant proportion level, so I chuckle at that.
All I can let you know is that the Winnipeg Jets are going to do every little thing inside their energy to attempt to lengthen Pierre-Luc Dubois. If it’s Pierre-Luc Dubois’ want to turn into a member of the Montreal Canadiens, do we actually assume that Kevin Cheveldayoff and the Winnipeg Jets are simply present Dubois to Montreal?
So let’s begin breaking up what that appears like as a result of based mostly on what we are saying from Rick Bowness post-game (Tuesday) evening, he isn’t pleased with that group. He’s not joyful. He’s not pleased with Mark Scheifele. He’s not pleased with Dubois. He’s not pleased with Wheeler. Go down the listing. That was fairly evident (Tuesday) evening.
So if Dubois is to get moved by Winnipeg, what comes again in return? Montreal must pay a premium in the event that they’re not keen to attend till he turns into a free agent, proper?
And you’ve received the Mark Scheifele consider Winnipeg, with all types of rumblings which can be simply going to amplify between now and the tip of the season if he doesn’t get it again on observe.
Is the time proper to think about transferring him? Well, now you’re down your two main facilities in Winnipeg. How do you recoup that? I don’t assume Winnipeg has the urge for food to enter a full-on renovation. So they’re going to want high quality belongings coming again. Maybe you get that in a Schefiele commerce.
You’re actually going to want it in attempting to exchange Pierre-Luc Dubois as a result of as I stated 30 seconds in the past, he’s a precedence register Winnipeg and if he decides he’s not going to increase in Winnipeg long-term, then I discover it onerous to consider that the Winnipeg Jets would simply merely slide him into Montreal. It gained’t be that simple.”