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01-08-2013, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Calculon View Post
The single biggest reason why Backlund will most likely have a much better season can be found here.

With a coach who isn't afraid of playing a young kid in an offensive position, Backlund should be in a much better position to succeed.
Backlund was given many opportunities last year. I wouldn't blame it entirely on Sutter. Also his finger injury may have been an issue for the greater part of the year.

That being said, this is the make or break season for Backlund. If he doesn't break out, he's done in Calgary.

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