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03-09-2012, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by 417 View Post
I'm not sure I agree trading Plekanec means the Habs won't be competitive...

They'll be a different team, doesn't mean they can't be successful...also, let's not forget, we're sitting in 15th today, things couldn't get any worse if you ask me

Again, I know this isn't a popular opinion but I would look at shopping Plekanec for a package of assets (NHL ready prospect(s) and/or draft picks)
If anything, our defense this season was a great case study in what happens when you move forward with inexperienced players and prospects. Plekanec is far from untouchable but the centers were the least of our problem this year.

Originally Posted by habitue View Post
No need at all to trade Eller. Give him more time on the 3rd line and and give less time to Plekanec (on PP or PK), so he is more effective on the long run.
This is why before we trade any core players I'd like to see how our lines do under a coach who can balance roles.

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