If you could pick any six players, from any era...
Posted 11 January 2012 - 08:18 PM
Stamkos Datsyuk Lemieux
Posted 12 January 2012 - 01:10 PM
Lines are in no particular order, and all players in their prime...built to win a single game:
Selanne Datsyuk Jagr
Shanahan Oates Hull (The Blue Line)
Mogilny Fedorov Bure (The Red Line )
Ovechkin Crosby Yzerman
Man, reading back through that I guess I'm a giant homer. Lots of former Wings on that list. Cest la vie. Also, I know some will question the inclusion of Oates here. To me, though, pairing him with Hull is a package deal. He was easily the best passer not named Wayne of his day, and Hull was a magician at being invisible until the puck was in the net. Unstoppable duo, IMO.
It was a tough call for me between Brodeur and Roy, but Marty ultimately got the nod for a couple of reasons: he was less prone to blowouts than Roy, and his puck handling was par none for goalies.
Edited by Uncle Danny, 12 January 2012 - 01:18 PM.
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 01:34 PM
Nick Lidstrom - Bobby Orr
Perfect Mix. Not overly tough on D but you're not getting by them...or i'd add Scott Stevens. I wish at any point in time i could have seen Pavel Bure in a winged wheel and imagine him playing on a line with Dats...sickening!
Wings need some Ryan Pulock in the 1st round, a goal scorer in the 2nd round and rounds 3-7 all guys 6'4 or bigger. Please sign Dekeyser to play with Smith. <--Dekeyser signed, Paired next year. Mark your calendars.
Tootoo needs a partner in crime that plays like him on the other side of Helm. Oh hey, we have Mitchell Callahan. Problem solved.
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 02:28 PM
Lidstrom - Weber
Yeah, I would be happy with that.
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