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05-05-2011, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by satrabyk View Post
Well to me value wise they are very close but i give the edge to Staal career wise. He is our 2nd best player after Lundy and the building block of our D core. If it start with Staal than this trade does not happen does it.
Maybe value wise, they are equal to each team. But around the league Backstrom is ten times more valuable then Staal. 100 point, defensively capable centers, who can win faceoffs do not grow on trees. Neither do Staals, but their are many more d-men like Staal then centers like Backstrom.

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