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09-15-2013, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Galchenyum View Post
I know it was just a scrimmage game, but Plekanec looked damn good yesterday. Wouldn't be easy for me to trade such a consistent all-around player. I love his passion for the game and hie quiet but effective approach. We may not see him get back to his 70 point form from a few seasons ago as Eller, Gally and Desharnais take some offensive pressure off his shoulders but I think it will allow him to be even more effective in his role this year. We won't regret not trading him.
Plekanec has consistently been one of the hardest working players for the past 5 years. He never gives up, and he's been given really crappy roles on this team. Now that he's being given some linemates with the same work ethic as him he should be able to show us how good he can be offensively (like his big year with Kovalev and Kostitsyn).

A lot of people around here want him gone, but a lot of people around here don't know much about hockey and get impatient way too easily.

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