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02-03-2013, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Whitesnake View Post
Thing is if we agree that Eller has only a place at the center position. And if we also agree that Pleks, DD and Galchy are the next centermen of this team for quite some time....it might be not worth it to keep Eller as the 4th centerman. He could be more serviceable as a return of him than him playing on a 4th that you might want to see tough and in a grinding role. Of course, if a C fails or is injured, you would have prefered to see Eller centering it than everybody else.
not DD, sorry. Plekanec is a lock as a top 6 C, Galchenyuk will be also in a year or two at most, so that leaves one of DD / Eller as 3rd line C.

At that point, unless Habs get a great offer for Eller, might as well keep him instead of the older one who wont be able to produce for long stretches with 3rd and 4th line wingers.

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