The Official NHLers/Oilers @ The Olympics Thread
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07-21-2013, 09:20 PM
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The problem for Eberle is the depth on right wing. The problem for Hall is the fact we are probably going to take like 8 centers and have tons of them play out of position.
Stamkos, Tavares, Giroux, and Staal likely all make the team and play wing, probably two of them on each side is my guess.
I think Hall could easily outplay the LWers, but could be tough for Eberle to do the same.
I just hope they don't have a team full of old slugs who get skate circles around all tournament. I'm already having flashbacks to 2006...
They will put an emphasis on skating & conditioning this time around. That's why I don't see Eberle being close to the final roster while Hall...depending on how his first 6 weeks go next fall...might get some consideration.
The focus for right now is just limited to who gets invited to the summer camp.
I think both Eberle & Hall might make THAT list.
But...in the end...they will be selecting centres to take several of the winger spots.
Only guys like Tavares & Giroux are locks as natural wingers, IMO/
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