Stefan Elliott has long been a touted prospect of the Colorado Avalanche.
His junior career was one that grabbed the attention of many Avalanche fans, and his first three games in the NHL have turned even more heads.
Elliott has three points in three games (2 goals, 1 assist) and his aggressive offensive style has been a spark for the team.
With this fantastic play, one has to believe that he has earned a spot on this team.
If that is the case, and Sacco would be crazy to send him down, then that does mean the Avalanche are going to have to make a tough decision about one of their other defenders.
So here is a look at each of the Avalanche defenders, and whom Elliott will replace.