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Reaction to Michael Ryder-Erik Cole trade

A pair of Montreal Canadiens players sent fond farewell messages to winger Erik Cole, who was traded to Dallas on Tuesday in exchange for fellow forward Michael Ryder. Fans and media types also weighed in on the deal.

Carey Price, Josh Gorges bid farewell to teammate

The Montreal Canadiens sent Erik Cole, left, to Dallas on Tuesday for winger Michael Ryder. (Associated Press/Getty Images)