Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:09 PM
i don't want to keep elias just because and it's not even out of his life long devils status. i want to keep him because he is good and I'm not convinced that there is a better player out there that the devils can get to replace him.
There's clearly reasons to keep him, but the Devils are about to miss the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. Granted, a 48-game schedule can make any given season a little goofy, but it still counts. Elias is going to be 37 and it's hard to tell how long he's going to be Elias-like. SMantzas does point out a fair reason why one can argue that the team should be kept relatively intact. I think it comes down to what Elias asks for...anything more than two years, I think the Devils should move on.
My comment wasn't directed towards you so much.
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