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Who's better overall, Frans Nielsen or Mikhail Grabovski?

Isles fan here that's wants to hear a serious debate on this topic. To me, it's a very interesting topic in which I can't and don't wanna pick a winner on. I've ran through stats, corsi info, time on ice info, quality of competition, linemates, the works.

 

I heard this argument get brought up on another site and it's going to start a little discussion on LH. But I know you guys are extremely knowledgable and incredibly good at arguments and seeing every possible side and thought on them.

 

I was just running through things, some bland points I have found out:

-Both face similar quality of competition
-Both have similar capable linemates
-Frans is a great defensive forward
-Grabovski is a great offensive forward
-Frans is a sub-par/average offensive forward
-Grabovski looks to be averagish defensively
-Both have similar relative corsi’s, but Grabovski is better
-But, Grabovski played on a better corsi team, but not by a lot

It’s really too close to make a call on, so I don’t want to. I really want you guys to debate it and see what you think. I'm sure you guys know who Frans Nielsen is, but for those who don't, here's a little bit before you look into stuff:

-Dark-knight Selke candidate annually

-Playmaker of sorts, but far from a goal scorer

-Great PKer, whom scores a solid amount of goals from PKing

-Very intelligent player

-And if you guys didn't know, plays on a line with Okposo and Grabner

 

Please do this objectionally as possible. I brought this to you guys because I know you can do this and really wanted to see what you guys think. Thanks.

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