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05-20-2012, 08:23 PM
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JohnnyB11
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Originally Posted by Carey Price View Post
Beaulieu is possibly the best skater in the QMJHL so saying Ellis' skating is not as good is far from an insult. Mobility wise Ellis is NHL average. I would compare him to the Habs version of Roman Hamrlik, 2nd pair guy that plays smart and can be used in all situations.
OK, let me re-phrase that. I hold to the comment that Beaulieu's skating is miles ahead of Ellis's, not just 'not as good', but MILES apart; And I would say that Ellis's skating is not NHL average, although a coulpe of years in the minors and some hard work might allow him to achieve this.

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