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Lars Eller | Center | #20

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (13) / STL
Contract: view contract details

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Lars Eller found the back of the net in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Eller opened the scoring just 1:02 into the first period, but the Flames managed to score four unanswered goals the rest of the way. The Caps center finished the night with a plus-1 rating, two penalty minutes and three shots on goal in 17:33 of ice time. The goal puts an end to Eller's eight-game goalless drought. He has four goals and eight assists in 21 games. Nov 20 - 10:50 PM

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Lars Eller picked up two goals and an assist in a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders.

Eller came down on a two-on-one and opted to fire the game-winning goal passed Jaroslav Halak with less than four minutes remaining in the game. Acting as the third line center, Eller is now up to three goals and five assists in 12 games this season. He's someone to keep an eye on but wouldn't pick up in any fantasy formats just yet. Taylor Chorney and Alex Chiasson also scored in the win.
Nov 2 - 9:50 PM

Lars Eller (illness) got back in the lineup on Friday.

Eller sat out Tuesday's game versus Toronto because he wasn't feeling well, but he was back on the ice against Ottawa. He had one block in 14:42 of playing time.
Oct 21 - 3:25 AM

Lars Eller (illness) won't play in Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Eller didn't participate in pregame warmups prior to Tuesday's game, with Tyler Graovac skating in his place. Eller also missed Monday's practice but participated in the game day morning skate. The Danish forward only has two points in six games this season.
Oct 17 - 6:43 PM

Lars Eller (illness) will be a game-time decision in Tuesday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Eller didn't practice on Monday, but he was on the ice during Tuesday's morning skate. He has two assists in six games this season. Eller doesn't have any fantasy value in standard leagues.
Oct 17 - 1:35 PM

Lars Eller skipped Monday's practice because he was feeling ill.

The Capitals host Toronto on Tuesday night, so Eller could still be available to play by then if he's feeling better. Coach Barry Trotz isn't sure if Eller will be ready at this time.
Oct 16 - 11:12 AM

Lars Eller had a pair of assists in the Capitals 4-2 win Saturday.

Eller had Alex Ovechkin on his wing and that never hurts as he set up Ovie's insurance goal. Eller has five assists in 11 games during the playoffs and has not been a bad selection in playoff pools thus far.
May 7 - 8:13 AM

Lars Eller registered an assist in Washington's 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 1 Thursday night.

After a quiet start offensively to the playoffs, Eller has heated up by recording a point in three of his last four games. He had 12 goals and 25 points in 81 regular season contests.
Apr 28 - 11:17 AM

Lars Eller missed Tuesday's practice for maintenance.

However, he is expected to be fine to play on Thursday night when Washington hosts Pittsburgh in Game 1 of the second round of the playoffs. Eller had two assists in six contests against Toronto in Round 1. He had 25 points in 81 games during the regular season.
Apr 25 - 6:21 PM

Lars Eller is slated to play in his 500th NHL game Wednesday night.

Eller has been productive lately with 17 points in the last 23 matches. He has generated 177 career points in his previous 499 appearances.
Feb 22 - 3:28 PM

Lars Eller added to his ledger during Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Rangers.

He picked up his 11th assist and 21st point of the campaign, giving him points in five of his last six games.
Feb 19 - 3:17 PM

Lars Eller is heating up for the Capitals.

The veteran pivot picked up an assist during Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Red Wings. He now has points in four of his last five games, giving him two goals and four points over that span. For the season 10 goals and 20 points in 56 games thus far.
Feb 18 - 6:41 PM

With Andre Burakovsky (hand) injured, Lars Eller is getting some playing time with the man advantage.

"It’s a great opportunity for me," Eller said. "That’s like icing on the cake. That’s where players want to play. That’s the really fun stuff. Hopefully, I can come in there and do some good things." Eller's not a major offensive threat, but he also typically doesn't get to play on the power play. For the time being, he's worth keeping an eye on.
Feb 14 - 6:47 AM

Lars Eller scored his ninth goal of the season Sunday in a 5-0 win over Los Angeles.

He opened the scoring in the shutout victory, so he was credited with the game winner just 3:16 into the contest. Eller has 17 points through 52 games thus far.
Feb 5 - 3:32 PM

Lars Eller has collected six points in the last five games.

He has compiled three goals and three assists over that span. Eller has formed a productive third-line combination with Andre Burakovsky and Brent Connolly. He is up to 13 points on the season in 44 games.
Jan 21 - 10:05 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Jakub Vrana
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Anthony Peluso
6Devante Smith-Pelly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Taylor Chorney
6Christian Djoos
7Madison Bowey
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer