Thread: Oshie Vs Backes
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08-31-2012, 11:11 PM
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rumrokh
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As long as they remain linemates, they're likely to be very close in points.

As for who is "better," Backes is a more valuable player right now. He fills a huge role for the Blues at center, stays healthier, hits more, and is a better goalscorer. Oshie's energy is infectious, has better hands and is a better playmaker. Not that far apart, but the locker room impact that Backes brings and his ability to perform at center, at least, put him in the lead. Backes can carry a line, Oshie doesn't seem to have that ability right now.

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