Thread: Confirmed Trade with Link: [FLA/LA] Keaton Ellerby to LA for a 5th round pick
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02-08-2013, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Markstrom Rules View Post
Actually he was supposed to be a puck-moving d-man, Cooly. That's what he was in junior, and that's part of what was talked about him prior to the 2007 draft. He is actually good at rushing the puck and passing, in his limited opportunities to do so. He just needs more experience.
Yeah, that's honestly what I thought too.
I remember a lot of people used to compare him to Bouwmeester who has was projected as a PMD, as well.

Part of the reason Ellerby was drafted top-10 was for his skating ability/ability to move the puck.

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