Part 3: Which Left Wingers Make the Cut in a 6-Team NHL?

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, Nick Wass, The Associated Press, NHL, Hockey

Alex Ovechkin still sits atop the players list in his position. (Nick Wass/The Associated Press)

A discussion inspired by Leafs Lunch, it’s an interesting topic to bring up the idea of who would make the cut in a six-team NHL. So, six writers from The Hockey Writers took it one step further and drafted these players by position.

In part one we looked at the top 24 centres. In part two we looked at the top 24 right wingers. So, naturally, in part three we’re going to talk about the top left wingers in the NHL that would make the cut if the league were to downsize to six teams.

For the full list and more details, check out the link below.  Read more of this post

Tape2Tape (003): Introducing Alexander Ovechkin, The Coach Killer

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, Nick Wass, The Associated Press, NHL, Hockey

Does Ovi have more power in Washington than we know? (Nick Wass // The Associated Press)

Controversy strikes again with Tape2Tape. But, hey, couldn’t it be somewhat true that Ovi has a say in who’s behind the bench for the Washington Capitals? He wouldn’t be the first athlete to have that much input.

This week’s column, also discussed the Matt Cooke knee-on-knee with Tyson Barrie, some of this year’s award finalists, and the first edition of the 2014 playoff obituaries brought to you by The Hockey Writers.  Read more of this post

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