(again, trying to cut/paste a table into Blogger is a fool's errand. Yet I continue to try. Sorry for the awful formatting...)
There are actually some things to like here, but the defence was so awful last year that they couldn't get the puck to their forwards. 219 goals last year...no excuse. I like the top two lines, but they've got to find a way to get Phil Kessel into the top six.
|Marco Sturm ||Marc Savard ||Glen Murray |
|Peter Schaefer ||Patrice Bergeron ||Brandon Bochenski |
|P.J. Axelsson ||Phil Kessel ||Chuck Kobasew |
|Stanislav Chistov ||Mark Mowers ||Jeff Hoggan |
|Shawn Thornton ||Jeremy Reich |
|Zdeno Chara ||Aaron Ward |
|Dennis Wideman ||Andrew Alberts |
|Andrew Ference ||Mark Stuart |
|Bobby Allen |
|rookies: Matt Lashoff |
|Tim Thomas ||Manny Fernandez |
...with Tuukka Rask soon to arrive.