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

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Part 2: Which Right Wingers Make the Cut in a 6-Team NHL?

Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images

Patrick Kane is among the best at his position. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Inspired by Leafs Lunch, six writers from The Hockey Writers sat down to discuss a six-team NHL with today’s talent. A time when the calibre of skill is so high, how do you cut the league down to just six teams? How do you cut the right-wing position down to just 24 spots?

Well, these six writers sat down and drafted just 24 right wingers in no particular order. Some might be questionable to others while others are on the bubble of making the cut.

For the full list, and a link to part one (centres) check out the link below.  Read more of this post

Part 1: Which Centres Make the Cut in a 6-Team NHL?

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, Jamie Sabau, Getty Images

Sidney Crosby remains one of – if not the best – centre in the NHL. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

A discussion inspired by TSN 1050’s Leafs Lunch, they opened up the idea of a six-team league with today’s talent. Who would make it? Who would remain on the bubble?

In this series, six writers from The Hockey Writers sit down to further this discussion and draft players based on each position. In part one, we look at the 24 centres that would make the cut from our standpoint.

For the full list, check out part one at the link below.  Read more of this post

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