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12-14-2008, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Happyhary9 View Post
Toews offensive skills are just as good as Kessel's. They will probably score around the same points through out there careers, with kessel being the better goal scorer while Toews is the better play maker. But Toews is the better two-way guy and leader.

Reasons to why Toews is a great leader can be found everywhere. He is the captain already. Guys like Lapointe and Stevie Y have raved about his leadership ability. It was a lot of his doing that lead to the whole Hawks team pay there own way to go to the funeral of the Hawks GM's father. This is just a couple reasons.
Completely agree, Kessel is a very good player and I think they have similar offensive upsides, but I'll give Toews the edge on pretty much everything you don't see on the scoresheet.

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