Lars Eller Appreciation thread (the first of many for this season)

Discussion in 'Montreal Canadiens' started by ottawa, Oct 1, 2013.

View Users: View Users
  1. ottawa

    ottawa Avatar of the Year*

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2012
    Messages:
    27,047
    Likes Received:
    2,038
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Orleans/Toronto
    He's always been great, but here's to hoping he picks up just where he left off last season. His first game was quite reassuring I must say
     
  2. Stive Morgan

    Stive Morgan It's only game

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2011
    Messages:
    5,604
    Likes Received:
    1,884
    Trophy Points:
    145
    Location:
    Vancouver Island
    He's the Great Dane all right!
     
  3. macavoy

    macavoy Registered User

    Joined:
    May 27, 2009
    Messages:
    7,949
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    64
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    What is the history with Timmins wanting him? Was he on his original draft list, then asked for him in the Halak trade? Or am I just making stuff up?
     
  4. Hope Of Glory

    Hope Of Glory Registered User

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Messages:
    3,852
    Likes Received:
    389
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Location:
    North Shore
    Going by memory, I think he was ranked just after McDonaugh on our list. Not 100% sure though.
     
  5. Stripper

    Stripper Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2013
    Messages:
    1,338
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    71
    He died last year and has reborn, just like a Pheonix. He's back, stronger and faster than ever!
     
  6. Draft

    Draft Registered User

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2013
    Messages:
    5,445
    Likes Received:
    420
    Trophy Points:
    94
    If he keeps this up, he's going to be playing for the #1C position and not just a spot in the top-6. Unbelievable game tonight at both ends of the ice.

    Much responsible. So offence. Extra blonde.
     
  7. Phil Parent

    Phil Parent The Lama Of GEEZ

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2005
    Messages:
    12,792
    Likes Received:
    594
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Location:
    Sorel-Tracy, Quebec
    Oh, yeah he's special alright. #1C before the end of the year, I agree. Really his line will be no. 1 period.

    Need I mention, first official game since Gryba?
     
  8. dukeofjive

    dukeofjive Registered User

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2013
    Messages:
    2,967
    Likes Received:
    230
    Trophy Points:
    100
    Location:
    whistler b.c
    hes awsome, hes the gift that keeps on givin
     
  9. M.C.G. 31

    M.C.G. 31 Bury me softly, brother

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2008
    Messages:
    81,056
    Likes Received:
    4,251
    Trophy Points:
    195
    Location:
    Ottawa
    Eller's the #1C until someone steps it up and proves otherwise. I just wish Therrien would ****ing give him the ice time...
     
  10. Analyzer*

    Analyzer* Guest

    Let's see, if Eller is 2 times better than Desharnais and Desharnais got 3.5...


    [​IMG]
     
  11. Hope Of Glory

    Hope Of Glory Registered User

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Messages:
    3,852
    Likes Received:
    389
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Location:
    North Shore
    The only guy challenging him on the team was White but he shaved his head. :(
     
  12. Habskrieg

    Habskrieg Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    3,842
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Germany
    He's great. I love him. But we need to see him vs top opposition lines more.
     
  13. Et le But

    Et le But Registered User

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2010
    Messages:
    19,785
    Likes Received:
    1,018
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Location:
    New York
    He probably won't look this good every night.

    But he's good. And needs more ice time.
     
  14. Hope Of Glory

    Hope Of Glory Registered User

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Messages:
    3,852
    Likes Received:
    389
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Location:
    North Shore
    You're right. But if he works hard like he did, creates chances, help his line not getting stuck in our own end and play against the opposite top scoring line he'll be pretty essential every game. Just need to work on his consistency, like the majority of players his age.
     
  15. macavoy

    macavoy Registered User

    Joined:
    May 27, 2009
    Messages:
    7,949
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    64
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    Your post might explain why Nonis went fully insane and gave Kessel $8m.



    I just don't understand that.
     
  16. ottawa

    ottawa Avatar of the Year*

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2012
    Messages:
    27,047
    Likes Received:
    2,038
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Orleans/Toronto
    He definitely won't...but his last year alone and tonights game should really make it clear to MT that we have a #2C on our hands atm, he should be utilized (I personally think he will if all goes right)
     
  17. Rosso Scuderia

    Rosso Scuderia Registered User

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2012
    Messages:
    8,902
    Likes Received:
    2,037
    Trophy Points:
    126
    And yesterday I had to argue with a couple of members on this board that wants to see Eller on our 4th line. :shakehead:
     
  18. attachetatuque

    attachetatuque un gros bonhomme!

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2013
    Messages:
    646
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    514
    I love this kid. RDS was trashing him so much during pre-season. ****ing Benoit Brunet man.


    For now, until he proves otherwise, Eller is a god. A god that has bled, but a god nonetheless
     
  19. Price My Man Crush

    Price My Man Crush Registered User

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2011
    Messages:
    4,829
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Montréal
    Do you guys like my new username? :heart:
     
  20. Hope Of Glory

    Hope Of Glory Registered User

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Messages:
    3,852
    Likes Received:
    389
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Location:
    North Shore
    That's awesome :laugh:
     
  21. Andy

    Andy Registered User

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Messages:
    26,503
    Likes Received:
    1,555
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Location:
    Montreal
    Are you really surprised? This board....man I'm tired of saying it.
     
  22. Habssince89

    Habssince89 Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2009
    Messages:
    5,962
    Likes Received:
    124
    Trophy Points:
    81
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC
    I think Eller will be one of the most important players for us over the next 5 years and beyond. That being said he's a 2C at best.

    The EGG line deserves at least some extra TOI, if not official 2nd line status after that game.

    If any line would benefit as the exploitation line, its the DD line. Sure, shelter them. But limit their minutes in favour of the clearly more effective plek and eller lines.

    MT better get his head out of his ass, and quick :shakehead:

    Anyway, good for Eller. Hopefully he keeps it up.
     
  23. BigDaddyLurch

    BigDaddyLurch #DaFoxholeIzDead

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2013
    Messages:
    10,377
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    71
    Occupation:
    Goon
    Location:
    Out of the Foxhole
    Beast-Mode Lars:


    [​IMG]


    :yo:
     
  24. HatTricK09

    HatTricK09 Registered User

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2012
    Messages:
    3,782
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    But but but... Eller was horrible during pre-season... :(
     

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "358c248ada348a047a4b9bb27a146148"