We have a top forward line which is tearing it up this year. Including Big Joe(77 pts. last year)
Our 2nd line features Speedy winger Havlat good for 25+ goals , Young scorer Couture a 60 pt. guy as well as a great two-way 75 point guy in Pominville.
On defense we have 3 #1 guys including a D-man currently considered Top 3 by many. Stuart is a great #4.
In net we have Ryan Miller, one of the truly elite goalies in the league.
Patrick Marleau ($6.900m) / Joe Thornton ($7.000m) / Joe Pavelski ($4.000m)
Martin Havlat ($5.000m) / Logan Couture ($2.875m) / Jason Pominville ($5.300m)
Matt D'Agostini ($1.650m) / Michal Handzus ($2.500m) / T.J. Galiardi ($0.998m)
Tommy Wingels ($0.775m) / Scott Gomez ($0.700m) / Tim Kennedy ($0.675m)
Marc-Edouard Vlasic ($4.250m) / Alex Pietrangelo ($3.167m)
Brad Stuart ($3.600m) / Brent Burns ($5.760m)
Justin Braun ($1.250m) / Douglas Murray ($2.500m)
Ryan Miller ($6.250m)
Thomas Greiss ($0.588m)
CAPGEEK.COM TOTALS (follow @capgeek on Twitter)
(these totals are compiled with the bonus cushion)
SALARY CAP: $70,100,000; CAP PAYROLL: $65,736,666; BONUSES: $0
CAP SPACE (20-man roster): $4,363,334
the Rangers basically have the same team and the penguins have made some major changes bringing in Elias, Myers, Beauchemin, Ott while only loosing minor roster players. the Penguins also have much more experience than the Rangers