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04-12-2011, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by m00ks View Post
Bof, If Pleka had 70 and Gomez 60, it's not terrible. Things can fall into place. Markov returns, Price keeps playing well, Patches returns to form, Subban and Eller continue to develop, maybe we'll make significant acquisitions.

I dunno, just don't see where the doom and gloom is.
Cup winners historically have stronger center duo than Gomez-Plekanec for their 1st and 2nd lines

More specifically, Plek is not the issue - he's more than capable of being a 2nd line center on a contender; however Gomez would be on the 3rd line on a contending team (assuming the 1st line center was a young and CHEAP star that compensated for G's 7.3 cap hit).

Are Eller / DD that star centers? Time will tell... but odds are no.

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