I need a No 1 Center, and am good at LW (Nash, Elias,Semin, Pacioretty, Eriksson, Franzen and Landeskog (IR). I was offered Ward for Elias, and will not be doing that. However, would a counter of my Elias for Staal be fair?
I am not looking to dump Elias, but wonder if I should sell high?
Only Stall is Eric I would want for Elias and that won't happen
He feeds Kovy, Clarckson, Zajac on regular shift and PP.
Risk this for Jordy and it would be a mistake.
If you rate,,, Elias 80 vs J Stall 70,,,,,,,not a good trade. I know he was stuck in checking PK roll behind Malky/Syd but not so much over past two years because of their respective injuries. He had his chance to be PP and #2 C
If you think it is worth the risk, good luck, it may pay off