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10-30-2011, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Clumsyhab View Post
I see him more as a 2nd line 2-way centre with 50ish points. 60+ points is what Plekanec gets playing 20 minutes on a first line and I don't think Eller will be as good as Pleky.
i'd be willing to bet that by 28-29, Eller is as good as/or better than Pleks... and I am a huge fan of Pleks.

let's not forget that Pleks didn't crack the habs lineup until he was 24, and then he gradually progressed into the 60-70pt player we now have, thanks largely to having an excellent work ethic.

Eller is more physically gifted (bigger, stronger frame, not quite as fast but just as good a skater), all indications are that he similarly has a killer work ethic, and will have that much more NHL experience under his belt by his mid-late 20's.

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