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Juraj Slafkovsky vs Pierre-Luc Dubois: Kent Hughes and the Canadiens made a big move with the acquisition of the Slovak forward in 2022

Published February 3, 2024 at 9:23 PM
BY ELIAS
Unfortunately, things are not improving for forward Pierre-Luc Dubois with the Los Angeles Kings.

The player, who was intensely linked to the Montreal Canadiens last summer and over the past few years, is failing to satisfy his new fans and head coach.

Many are criticizing his lack of effort and production.

Juraj Slafkovsky vs Pierre-Luc Dubois: a face-off that speaks volumes




It's interesting to compare them, especially since some experts you know suggested (a few months ago) trading Slafkovsky for Dubois.

See the comparison to date.


Dubois has exactly the same number of points as Slafkovsky, and he also has a -16 differential.

However, Dubois plays for an excellent team aiming for the playoffs and the Stanley Cup (a team that allows few goals), while the young Slovak plays for a rebuilding club. (which allows more goals)

Slafkovsky is 19, earns $985,000 this season, and is still at the very beginning of his development.

Dubois is 25, earns $8.5 million a year until 2031, and is supposed to be at the peak of his career.

Let's just say Kent Hughes did very well not to insist too much and to pass on this opportunity.

He did very well not to acquire Dubois, but above all, he did extremely well not to give up Slafkovsky in exchange.

On the other hand, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Canadiens made a big move by deciding to draft Slaf with the 1st overall pick in 2022.

If he is already able to be superior to a player like Pierre-Luc Dubois, imagine in 5-6 years! Solid!

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Juraj Slafkovsky vs Pierre-Luc Dubois: Kent Hughes and the Canadiens made a big move with the acquisition of the Slovak forward in 2022

Which one will be the better player in two years, in your opinion?

Juraj Slafkovsky87390.4 %
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