Thread: Value of: James Neal to Edmonton
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01-07-2013, 11:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Homesick View Post
Eberle only makes 1.1 million this year. He's 3 years younger and absolutely destroyed anything that Neal had done up until last year. People are delusional if they think he wouldnt score more than 40 goals playing with Malkin. He scored 34 last year with a 1:30 less ice time per game. Neal wouldnt crack 30 without Malkin
Exactly, Neal has been playing with Elite 90+ point centers his entire career, the guy is a strict role player and if you take away Malkin/Richards he doesn't even hit 30 (which he couldnt even do with Richards). One of the most overrated players in the league.
It wasnt a coincidence that he only put up 1 goal in 20 games the season Malkin and Crosby were both out.

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