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12-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Northern Alberta
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Well as far as I'm concerned a 2 way center is never a bad thing. If we have RNH and Reinhart down the middle that's a solid 1-2 punch.
Reinhart has been my top pick since I started following those prospects in the last couple years but Ekblad is obviously an elite choice as well. This is probably the closest I've come to being happy with a coin flip for either of 2 players.
I might give the slightest of edges to Reinhart because forwards are slightly more projectable and obviously he would look good in a #2C role (or even #1B eventually) but it's easy to envision Ekblad as being a huge help to this lineup in the future as well and if he becomes a big, solid dman chewing up 25+ minutes a night... that's truly invaluable and I'd have to say that's an even bigger need at this point going forward.
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