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12-08-2012, 11:15 PM
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Originally Posted by tmurfin View Post
you need to lay off the pipe if you think Horak is better than Backlund, did you even watch them play last year? Horak was extremely sheltered and Backlund had some of the best defensive advanced stats on the team. You are seriously underselling his defensive game if you think Horak is better. And where do you get this info that he was going to be sent down? I don't recall seeing that anywhere.
Feaster said it on the radio after his injury. I do, however, enjoy accusations of 'being on the pipe' and 'not watching them play' as if we're somehow not watching the same game. Horak's defensive game is better. It's the reason he was able to stick around for so long on the fourth line instead of being sent down to Abbotsford.

I'd love to see Backlund tear it up. But there's no reason to make excuses for him.

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