Thats been my point for years. DD makes his linemates better. Plekanec does not. Hence why i think DD is a better centerman. Eller will replace Plekanec. Patchioretty and DD is a combinaison that will be hard to break.
I think we will wait till Plekanec contract is over in 3 years, to give time to Galchenyuk to become what he is suppose to be, before we either trade him, or let him go has a FA. This year we wanted to repeat if DD could do what he did last year. He is proving himself. We could actually survive with one of our 4 center under 6 feet, especially if he is a great offensive player like DD.