Dahlin versus Heiskanen

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Who will have better rookie season Rasmus Dahlin or Miro Heiskanen?

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  1. Jarey Curry

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    Who will have better rookie season Rasmus Dahlin or Miro Heiskanen?
     
  2. BeastMode

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    Said it all along that i have a feeling Heiskanen will be better than Dahlin
     
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    Heiskanen is a year older and is in a much better situation
     
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    I think I'd take Heiskanen over Dahlin anyway so Heiskanen.
     
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    Wouldnt of believed it based on hype.

    But yeah, Dahlin has looked like pure ass, and not even close to generational.

    He could have a super quick development over the year, but at this point it's not really close, Heiskanen is better.
     
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    You must've missed last game.
     
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    Heiskanen is a year older and is playing on a a better team. Even if Dahlin is the better player long term I think that is a strong advantage when just comparing rookie years so I choose Heiskanen. His skating and hockey sense is ridiculous.
     
  8. Aladyyn

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    Not cool to insult people's looks, man...
     
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    Offensively, Dahlin

    Defensively, Heiskanen

    Overall impact on the game, Heiskanen
     
  10. ijuka

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    Prediction: Will be proven false.
     
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    Heiskanen’s a safer bet for better rookie season.

    Long term, Dahlin probably takes him out, but these two ahould both be elite defensemen for the next decade plus.
     
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    Well the amount of hype Dahlin has gotten I believe that Miro will surprise.
     
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    There will be a lot of backlash because of this homerism.
     
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    Dahlin. He’s going to be a great one.
     
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    I thought Dahlin was the next Lidstrom?
     
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    Well lets see if Heiskanen can do something about the "Laine problem" the Stars have had over the last 2 years. 9 games and 14 goals for Laine. This needs to stop if the Stars are planning on making an impact during Laine's time in the League...
     
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    I think Dahlin will put up more points (he's on the first PP unit right?)

    I think Heiskanen's overall game will be better. Not surprising though considering Dahlin is 18 years old. I still think Dahlin has a better chance at the Calder even if Heiskanen has a better season (hype, reputation, etc)

    Both will have their ups and downs, and I think Heiskanen could have a tough game when he faces Laine and the Jets come saturday. Especially if he plays 20+ minutes. Won't be easy at all
     
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    Nope he's on the 2nd unit. Will be hard-pressed to take Risto's spot.
     
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    Dahlin is a better prospect because he's younger, but Heiskanen is the better player today
     
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    Man really? Guess both Heiskanen and Dahlin will have to deal with just being on the 2nd unit for the time being lol. By the end of the year I bet theyve both seen at least some first PP unit time though. They're too good to keep down like that and eventually the 1st unit will struggle enough
     
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    He just needs to take Okposo's on the right half wall. It would leave the second unit barren but we've got to score somehow.
     
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    Did he play that spot on Frolunda's power play at all? I think he's better suited to QB the PP from the point but putting him on the 1st unit alongside Ristolainen might work well.
     
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    Dahlin already is a better player (Heiskanen is great though) and will be in the future aswell. What Heiskanen might have is a better situationen and team in Dallas that might help him a little, but I still think Dahlin will have a better rookie season.

    I don't think people outside of Sweden (and maybe Buffalo) have realised what a special talent Dahlin is yet, but they will.
     
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    I think the last part goes better with Heiskanen at HF.
     
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    Dahlin sucks
     

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