Brian Campbell vs Dion Phaneuf
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11-15-2012, 01:54 PM
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Agreed but thats more of a skating comparison than a defensive. Phaneuf has the better tools and awareness defensively, while offensively is only better than Campbell in his shot. Campbell is the better skater, better offensive awareness and better passer. Physicality obviously goes to Phaneuf. Its close and i choose Phaneuf by a bit, just bothered by the "Campbell is clearly better defensively so i pick him" with no merit behind the argument.
Transition defense is a huge part of being an effective defenseman.
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