krob1000Member since November 12, 2007
Habs fan since: Conception
Favorite current player: Galchellerubban
All-time favorite player: Lafleur/Naslund
- Comment on Subban, Habs submit salary figures; Lacroix new assistant coach (2014-07-30 21:27:54)
Weekes comments were off base THE RANGERS DO PLAY HARDBALL WITH YOUNG STARS.....ask Dubinsky or Callahan...or even Zuccarello. The Kings and Hawks pay their stars because they paid them...with cup rings. There is no comparison to be made there and Weekes did not think through his comments
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 21:23:04)
This point I will agree to understand although I still think it would have been better if different but I absolutely understand using Eller the way he is used....but I do not understand how people can try to say he has no offense because his best current use happens to be in more of a wo way role...that is the whole point of this. Then every time it spirals out of control because people try to convince me Eller has no offensive ability because he hasn't put up DD numbers and Dd is a superstar and then I go on to point out their usage...and then it gets ugly.....
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 16:50:16)
Chris you are comparing Galchenyuk to Pacioretty..sorry that is bad faith before I go any ufrther...one was the 5th leading goals scorer in the NHL? Seriously?how can you compare that? If 3 years from now and Chucky is an established star adn Eller plays with him? sure I will accept that but Galchenyuk was teh teams no 5 winger last yar after Patches, Gio, Galalgher and Vanek.... Pleks only put up 43 points last year...can't say Chcuky helped him either.Chucky also took a step back last year like Eller. pacioretty beforeplaying with DD was on pace for 34 goals..so that doesn't jiveeither.
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 16:42:47)
I have seen other stats that say he does face better competition so I am not sure what they are referring to as "better". IS this possession?is this better offensvie players? I see you are using over 4 seasons in stead of recnt...that makes sense now....yu are counting Eller when he was a 21 yr old and 22 year old in those...I get it now. Those are not relevant if you are going back that far...this season and last season I will be on board with if they say diff't. I cannot compare the last 4 seasons...Eller was far younger than DD and at even stregth plays with far lesser linemates and different starts in oppositions end and does not get the advantageous starts like after icings,etc Plus minus...Eller was brutal last season...15 of those 16 are from last year alone. You are comparing apples to oranges...do last year or two ...those are all that are relevant anymore IMO re quality of copmpetition...of course Eller was mmore managed early on. DD ont he other hand walked into a cvacnacy at the top center spot in his first full season so taht si going to skew those number.
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 16:15:37)
No need to expain to me..I completely understand....we are in the HIO doghouse together.
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 16:02:48)
Probalby not til right at the wire again...
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 16:02:14)
"The QofC stats at extraskater.com actually indicate that Desharnais faces stronger competition than Eller." This may be true or not...I have never bothered to look...what I do know is that even strength Elelr has weaker linemates, gets disadvantageous starts relative to DD, doesn't count pp's, the linemates Dd has with him to counter that competition. If you are trying to say the DD is not in an advantageous situation for points relative to Eller please say that...because if you believe that to be true let's just cut to the chase.
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 15:57:16)
last season and playoffs Noone is disputing one put up more points..that is pretty obvious...but if people people aren;t going to factor in usage then I find myself twitching unless I reply to straighten it out because it is a HUGE factor....te most important factor.
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 15:52:05)
not you...you do not acknowledge that DD is better than Eller or Pleks offensively...no soup for you.
- Comment on Eller agrees to four-year, $14-million deal with Habs (2014-07-25 15:46:59)
Luke what is "quality of opposing checking" realtive to this? That honestly makes no sense at all...it is well established Eller faces tougher competition and starts in the defensive zone far more. He also gets the last change in half of the agmes and gets to go on for the after icing draws and ozone starts....do you really think that is a valid point? Montreal gets last change half of the time, Dd also gets the ozone starts....that is actaully a point that further illustrates Dd's perferential usage (in fainess it isn;t for DD's beneift as much as it is for Pacioretty as that is who tehy are really putting into those situations)> there is no way to possibly derive that Eller is not at a disadvantage offesnively realtive to DD...it is not possibel ...beacaause it is not true or even close enough to it that anything can be manipulated that way.