Thread: Proposal: Edmonton/St Louis
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02-24-2009, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by SyracuseBulldogs View Post
Why would the Blues even think of doing this? One is small and in a sophomore slump, the other is big, physical and becoming a proven scorer. The last thing the Blues need to do is trade a big, physical player for a little guy.
They'd do it because Cogliano has better upside, and is basically matching Backes in points even though Cogliano's linemates have been poor and Backes benefits from playing with the best offensive players on his team.

Cogliano can also knock guys over with his explosive stride, and we'll probably see it alot more as he matures physically.

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