Thread: Player Discussion: Bournival and his future in Montreal.
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11-20-2013, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by sventington View Post
Yeah I see him being our new Plekanec as well. Hard worker, straight forward game, responsible, speedy. Hopefully he keeps it up!
I don't see him having as much offense as Plekanec. But in terms of playing a strong 2 way game and work ethic they are similar, Bournival is a bit bigger and more physical.

Originally Posted by yianik View Post
I am on board with this assessment as well. The Benoit Brunet comparison seems a pretty good one though it looks like Bournival has better offensive ability and upside. Yet another really nice, where did he suddenly come from surprise from the prospect pool.
I wasn't surprised at what he could do, but I was surprised he could do it this year, was expecting him to need at least another year AHL to be at current level.

Originally Posted by TiCats View Post
I think he'll be a better centre than Eller.
I don't see the offensive upside and size to protect the puck Eller has.

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