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02-03-2013, 10:44 PM
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Ellers a good player. But as whitesnake pointed out, hasn't had a regular position never mind regular line mates. If they would leave him at center he would look better, wing doesn't suit him well, and when he plays with talent he does much better. Just don't expect the kid to light the lap by being on the first line without PP time for 14 minutes a game. It doesn't equal the sum of its parts.
I disagree with whitesnake on his hockey IQ. Compared to puck hog pleks he is better in the IQ department and cost 1/4 as much. Not that its a huge achievment, but we could replace pleks wih eller.
Quite surprised anyone would make this claim. Plek is a great 3 zone player, if Markov wasn't off to the great start he's having we would all be talking about Tomas' resurgence.
I am absolutely loving his play so far, and from a total contribution point of view Eller has a long to go to be in his league.
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