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Lars Eller | Center | #81

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (13) / STL
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The Washington Capitals will likely use Lars Eller as their third line center.
He'll line up behind Niklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov. He will likely start the season between Justin Williams and Jake Vrbana or Jason Chimera according to CSN Mid-Atlantic. Should that be the case, look for a 40 point effort from Ellers. Jun 25 - 10:07 AM

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Lars Eller has been shipped to Washington in exchange for two second-round picks.

The picks are for the 2017 and 2018 drafts. Eller had 13 goals and 26 points in 79 games with the Canadiens last season.
Jun 24 - 7:26 PM

Lars Eller ended a seven-game point drought on Saturday against the Rangers.

He registered his 12th goal of the season in a 5-2 loss. Eller has accounted for 23 points in 73 games.
Mar 28 - 10:03 AM

Lars Eller (illness) is good to return Wednesday night.

Eller missed Montreal's last two games. He has 11 goals and 22 points in 67 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 16 - 1:58 PM

Lars Eller (illness) isn't expected to play on Tuesday.

He didn't take part in Monday's practice after missing Saturday's game with an illness.
Mar 14 - 1:15 PM

Lars Eller will miss Saturday's match with the Wild due to illness.

Eller has not been much of a fantasy option. He's posted 11 goals and 22 points with 97 hits in 67 games this season. Hopefully he's recover quickly.
Mar 12 - 1:58 PM

Updating a previous item, Lars Eller will play in Thursday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

Eller was expected to sit out tonight, but he's taking line rushes on Montreal's second line with Tomas Plekanec and Paul Byron. He's expected to take Lucas Lessio's spot in the lineup.
Mar 10 - 7:13 PM

Lars Eller won't play in Thursday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

The 26-year-old will miss his second consecutive game due to injury. He has 11 goals and 22 points in 66 games this season. He was playing some strong two-way hockey before being sidelined. He's considered day-to-day.
Mar 10 - 10:58 AM

Lars Eller (lower body) will not play Tuesday.

The Canadiens had him listed as a game-time decision after the morning skate, but he has been ruled out now. Eller is sidelined with lower-body injury after coach Michel Therrien said he had an upper-body ailment on Monday. Either way it will put him on the shelf. Lucas Lessio will take his slot tonight in the lineup.
Mar 8 - 6:14 PM

Lars Eller (upper body) skated on Tuesday morning.

He will be a game-time decision against Dallas. Eller is dealing with a lingering upper-body ailment.
Mar 8 - 11:23 AM

Lars Eller is questionable for Tuesday night against Dallas because of a lingering upper-body injury.

Coach Michel Therrien hopes to have Eller in the lineup, but a determination on his status could end up being a game-time decision. The morning skate should provide an update.
Mar 7 - 12:58 PM

With his goal during Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Kings, Lars Eller now has points in four of his last five games.

The goal is his only tally during the streak with four points in all. Through 65 games this season Eller has 11 goals and 22 points, with an outside chance of surpassing career highs of 16 goals and 30 points.
Mar 4 - 1:51 AM

Forward Lars Eller scored his 10th goal of the season in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-2 loss to the Avalanche in Colorado Wednesday night.

Andrei Markov also scored for the Habs, his fourth of the season. Markov's goal gave Montreal a 1-0 lead in the first period and Eller's gave the team a 2-1 lead in the second period. But the Canadiens are sliding woefully and their loss Wednesday evened their record at 27-27-4. They lost all three games of their road trip and are 3-7-0 in their past 10 games.
Feb 17 - 11:35 PM

Lars Eller is slated to play between Max Pacioretty and Sven Andrighetto on Wednesday night against Colorado.

He is going to take the spot of David Desharnais, who is sidelined with a foot injury. Eller has notched nine goals and eight assists in 57 games this year.
Feb 17 - 8:13 AM

Lars Eller scored the shootout winner in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Eller got it done in the fifth round of the shootout. "I was nervous, but that’s a situation you want to be in," Eller said after he beat James Reimer in the fifth round of the shootout. "This win was a long time coming. We’ve had a lot of games where little things made the difference. Tonight, we had a good start and then it was like a roller-coaster. We didn’t play as well in the second and the third period was pretty even. But we had confidence and you saw that in the goals tonight."
Jan 24 - 12:08 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Marcus Johansson
5Mike Richards
6Michael Latta
7Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Andre Burakovsky
3Jason Chimera
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Sill
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
8Mike Weber
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Dan Ellis