Thread: Value of: Ben Eager to the Habs
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03-03-2013, 12:09 AM
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Originally Posted by zeus3007 View Post
In one game, yes. He also scored the game winning goal in the third Hawks win in the final the year before.
And? A fluke goal does not make Ben Eager a great player. He is little more than a fourth liner and his value would be comparable to that of Ponikarovsky, if not less. Those demanding Eller or Thrower are vastly overrating Eager.

Originally Posted by zeus3007 View Post
Yet he won a cup on a very similar Chicago team. He's actually been a pretty good 3rd liner for us. Now that Jones is back, he'll be on the fourth, but he never looked out of place on the third line. He'd fit in nicely on Montreal's 4th line as well. He wouldn't be in the press box.
You realize he is a third liner on a weak Edmonton team, yes? Good teams would not have Eager on their third line. I do agree he would fit nicely on the fourth line and have no qualms pitching an offer but nothing ridiculous.

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