Taylor Corridor didn’t assist himself this season an excessive amount of, and if his asking worth has dropped, the Montreal Canadiens have a possibility to make an honest pitch.
The “Participant X has burnt cash” line has been relevant to loads of gamers this season. Max Domi falls into that category with the Montreal Canadiens after following up a spectacular 72-point marketing campaign with one missing the identical flare. Tyson Barrie did the identical with the Toronto Maple Leafs because it appeared like he might fall within the excessive 8s and even 9s earlier than the commerce. Taylor Hall, then again, is the mayor of Burnt-money-ville.
Corridor has had an fascinating profession after being chosen first general on the 2010 NHL Draft successful the ‘Taylor vs. Tyler’ in opposition to Tyler Seguin. It was a comparatively gradual development to stardom, however the dysfunctionality of the Edmonton Oilers held Corridor from reaching that final stage. His finest season noticed him rating 27 targets and 53 assists for 80 factors in 75 video games, however none of these six seasons in Edmonton included a 30-goal marketing campaign.
Then got here the day that took the NHL by storm. Montreal Canadiens followers will bear in mind this because it was the identical day P.K. Subban was traded to the Nashville Predators in alternate for present group captain Shea Weber. A one-for-one deal noticed Corridor transfer to the New Jersey Devils in alternate for Adam Larsson.
The commerce was vilified from the start, and Corridor seemed to be on a mission to show the Oilers they made a grave mistake regardless of having Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins within the system.