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02-16-2013, 01:50 PM
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LOL, no.
Young defensively responsible center man with size who has two years played, one with 17pts and the other with 28. Has offensive upside and plays with heart.

Young defensively responsible center man with size who has three years played, two with 26pts and the other with 55. Has offensive upside and plays with heart.

They're basically the same player, at different stages in their progressions, with O'Reilly having the edge because of his production last year. O'Reilly was given an opportunity to produce last year and he did. Eller never was given such an opportunity. You trade one for the other, it's a lateral move and it ends up costing you cap space. You add anything to the deal and its an overpayment. Also, O'Reilly projects as a 2nd line center. You're gonna bump Plekanec to make room for him? Galchenyuk? Makes no sense whatsoever.

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