Originally Posted by Love
Backlund is better. It'd be a scary sight to witness Monahan having to play Backlund's minutes and get his zone-starts. I'm sure Monahan will be able to handle it in 3 or so years.
Defensively sure, but put a gun to my head and I think I take Monahan over Backlund. It's not like Monahan is bad in his own zone. Backlund is elite defensively but Monahan's overall game is stronger in my opinion.
Either way, we have em both and that makes me very happy!