In what will end up being a mediocre off-season in the eyes of Detroit Red Wings fans everywhere, the organization has done very little and seems to be all out of ideas. But does it make sense to go after yet another forward?
For the large majority of the season, much of the focus for the Philadelphia Flyers has fallen on the team’s vaunted defensive unit. With injuries to Chris Pronger and a platoon of capable, yet not-so-ready rookie call-ups, the mantra of this season was plain-and-simple:
Get a defenseman and get him now.
The organization may not have responded as quickly as some would have liked but they answered the call none-the-less by bringing in not one, but two NHL battle tested defensemen and in the process added a collective total of around 500 lbs to their backend.
With only four days remaining before the February 27 trade deadline, the focus now shifts to the front end.
Late last summer, I ranked, scored, and projected all the players on the Montreal Canadiens in four glorious posts, based on their prior season’s performance, and what was expected for them in 2010-11. Some players missed those expectations, others exceeded them, some were of course traded off the team.
With the new season fast approaching, it’s time, once again, to rank your Montreal Canadiens, and look at what we should expect from each of them in the new year. Today, we look at the top six forwards. We’ll then move on to the “best of the rest” of the forwards, the defense, goaltending, and finally, management and t...