Thread: Value of: Backstrom (Caps) to Canadiens
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02-10-2013, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Drydenwasthebest View Post
Good, because I wouldn't give Subban for Backstrom straight up, at this point in time. We have far more of a need for a defenceman like Subban than a center like Backstrom. That is not an insult to Backstrom, but I want to see more out of him, and I want to watch how he handles himself this season, after that brutal injury last year.

Besides, we would need to be getting better at scoring goals and Subban has double the goals Backstrom does so far. Why would we downgrade our offensive output like that?...

(Before a fight ensues: 1st paragraph was serious. 2nd paragraph was teasing.)
Either would I. It makes no sense for the Habs, I would rather trade Pleks and Subban for future pieces, tank and then draft a top centre in the draft in the draft like Barkov or even Lindholm.

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