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Eric Staal vs Rick Nash

View Poll Results: Who will do better
Eric Staal 70 65.42%
Rick Nash 37 34.58%
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01-17-2013, 01:09 PM
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Eric Staal vs Rick Nash

Who do you think will do better in this 48-game season?

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01-17-2013, 01:11 PM
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I think Nash is hungry and in a very good situation in NY. I think he'll have a better year.

Eric is the better player though.

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01-17-2013, 01:30 PM
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I think Nash is hungry and in a very good situation in NY. I think he'll have a better year.

Eric is the better player though.
My reasoning too.

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Eric. You saw how much hitting his brother affected his game, having one if his brothers on the team will be a huge boost in morale, and I think they'll be money on the PP together, I think E. Staal will be a top 10 scorer this year

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Staal. Just a better player.

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01-17-2013, 01:39 PM
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I think Nash will have the better year, but I'm very biased.

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Eric.

Nash and Staal are roughly equal in goalscoring, but Eric blows Nash out of the water in playmaking.

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01-17-2013, 01:51 PM
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Both of these guys have reasons to have a great season coming up. Staal is now playing with his brother, and it looks like his team might be trying to go for it this season. Nash, too, is on a team with big expectations, and he may be playing with legitemate cup chances for the first time in his career.

Close. But there are very few players that I think are better than Eric Staal, and Nash isn't one of them. I think Eric will have the better year.

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01-17-2013, 01:58 PM
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01-17-2013, 03:26 PM
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01-18-2013, 07:15 AM
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Eric Staal, have a feeling he is going to be really good this year with his bro in town

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Staal AINEC. A far superior player to Nash.

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I think Staal is the better player and will play a bigger role on his team.

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Who else thinks they would be deadly playing together on the same line?

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01-18-2013, 05:34 PM
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Staal will have a bigger role. Bit better IMO but Nash will have a better year

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Staal. Many years of picking Nash too high in my drafts has taught me that just when you think he is going to break out....he scores at a .71 point per game pace.

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Staal

he's a WAY better player

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Eric. You saw how much hitting his brother affected his game, having one if his brothers on the team will be a huge boost in morale, and I think they'll be money on the PP together, I think E. Staal will be a top 10 scorer this year
Jordan never produced well on the PP in Pittsburgh with the minutes given him, I doubt he'd help Eric too much there.



I think this will be close, they both seemed primed to have good seasons, and I'd say 20+ goals, 40+ points for both. Eric seems to have good and bad halves to his seasons, so hopefully this will be one of his good ones.

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Heh, both players that I find to be overrated around the league. I'll go with Nash because he's in a much better situation right now playing for a new, top contender and should be hungry to compete on a great team.

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Staal but I wouldnt want either of them and there terrible contracts

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