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01-05-2012, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by barrytrotzsneck View Post
I think one of Blum or Ellis is gone for forward help by the deadline, and while this may be an unpopular or seemingly illogical opinion, I think it's Ellis. He was called up despite playing "good, but not great" in Milwaukee, and in direct contradiction to something Trotz had said not a week before about Tyler Sloan and Victor Bartley being more likely call-ups.

Now he's playing despite huge improvement from Blum and despite the threat of burning a year of his ELC.

In my opinion, "the rocketship" is being showcased.

I know we can take it with a grain of salt, but out of Trotz's mouth came the words "send me the guy playing the best" when he found out Weber was hurt. I don't 100 percent disagree with you that he is being showcased, but my gut says it is Blum who will go since his game mirrors a guy I think we will ink up in a few weeks-Suter. Ellis is a dynamic talent, and the only way he goes is if we get Parise, Perry, or Iginla.

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