Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Louis Leblanc called up
View Single Post
12-08-2011, 03:48 PM
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Trolling Brian Wilde
Posts: 26,411
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by macavoy View Post

Also look at DD vs Eller to a degree. DD is producing a lot more consistently than Eller at the NHL level because he was given a chance to hone his skills at the AHL level first. I see a lot of tools in Eller and potential but part of me is afraid he'll never get results because he hasn't ever had a chance to be an offensive player in like 3-4 years. He never really had an awesome year in the AHL.

Desharnais is also about 3 years older than, eller, isn't he? Eller did have his awesome year in the AHL. When he came back from being sick, he went on a tear. I think I remember people saying he had mono or something like that.

I do agree that it's probably best to not rush our players. Our young guys should only be graduating when they're pushing vets out.

overlords is offline   Reply With Quote