"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
First Ottawa dealt Radek Bonk to LA who flipped him to Montreal with Huet for Mathieu Garon. Now they've traded Public Enemy #1 in Ottawa, Patrick Lalime to the St. Louis Blues for a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2005.