Over at Japers Rink they compiled a list of the Top Forwards, Defenseman and Goalies in their division last week. Here we profiled the Atlantic Division. Which begs the question: if the two divisional all-star teams were to meet, who would prevail?
The Southeast might have more individual talent; with the likes of snipers like Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Kovalchuk and solid skilled centers like Eric Staal and Nicklas Backstrom. The Atlantic has more depth defensively and certainly has more depth in goal – the #3 ranked goalie in the SE was
After the jump, some lines and a prediction:
**Players with asterik’s next to their names indicate they didn’t make the original posts,I added them just now to fill out the roster.**
There’s plenty of firepower in this game, as nine of the Top 18 scorers in the league last season are included. Lines were made with real game scenarios in mind to keep teammates together (like Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis) for best results.
Which team would win? Although the Southeast has a tremendous amount of skill up front, the
If you were behind the bench how would you set up the lines -- the way I did or would you let Malkin play center and adjust a guy like Carter to the wing? The possibilities are almost endless with such skill.