What happened? Last year, Monteal put on one of the most exciting playoff rounds in recent memory. They took the powerhouse Bruins all the way to seven games, three of which went to overtime. The Habs poured over $62 million into player expenses this season (they rank ninth behind Toronto), and they were lined up for a fifth consecutive trip to the postseason. Instead, Montreal will likely finish dead last in the East. Scott Gomez was paid $7.5 million this season and scored a total of two goals, which amounts to a pleasant surprise in Montreal these days.
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