Particularly emotional at a press conference, Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin admitted that he had to put his feelings aside before signing this six-year contract extension for $ 39 million with forward Brendan Gallagher.
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“Gally for me is someone special,” he noted Thursday, the day after this announcement. You don’t have to be emotional when you’re negotiating a contract, but since my first day as General Manager in Montreal, I’ve watched him perform and I’m proud to have him here. ”
“In eight years, Gallagher has never complained,” Bergevin also added, of his valiant striker, who is now linked with the team until 2027.