Thread: Proposal: Lars Eller for Steve Downie
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07-29-2013, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by MXD View Post
On which basis... points?

Then, it would be a bit like saying that Jonathan Huberdeau hasn't proven he's a better player than Jamie McGinn because Huberdeau never got more than 35+ points....

Eller was, quite often I might add, the best forward on a given night, with a team that finished in the upper third of the general standings.
I *kinda* understand what you're saying, but the age difference between McGinn and huberdeau is about 5 years, not two. I think at this point in downie and ellers career we have a pretty good idea of who they are. Eller may score a few more points, but downie brings more grit. Value wise eller>downie. But it isn't by a ton. Definitely not as much as some in this thread believe.

Edit: maybe a 3 team trade with a defender coming to co would work though.

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