You Be the Canadiens GM, Question No. 2: The Curious Case of Tomas Plekanec

June 17th, 2010 by Kamal Panesar Leave a reply »
Much has been written since the end of the season about whether the Habs can and will re-sign Tomas Plekanec. Scheduled to become a free agent on July 1st, 2010, Plekanec is coming off of a career season where he put up 70 points and was one of the best two-way players in the league.

The problem is that once again, Plekanec disappeared during the playoffs, from an offensive perspective. While there is no doubting that Plekanec did everything else on the ice, he was inconsistent offensively and was not able to help an anemic Canadiens offensive when they needed him.

While his agent, Rick Curran, publically disagrees, Plekanec's weak playoff offensive performance a couple of years in a row is sure to hurt his market value a little.

But enough about me...

When put to the questions of what to do with Tomas Plekanec this offseason, here is a sampling of what you had to say:

Question#2 - The Curious Case of Tomas Plekanec
1. Plekanec is great, one of my favorites but you're right—he's a Scott Gomez with a better shot who can't win face-offs. He's going to command way too much money in a center-starved league (Tor-Kessel,CLB-Nas ...

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