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Ranking NHL teams by position depth- centre- #3

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Anaheim-Getzlaf,Koivo,Cogliano,Bonino 1 0.71%
Boston-Krejci,Bergeron,Kelly,Campbell 13 9.22%
Buffalo-Hodgson-Ennis-Grigorenko-Ott 0 0%
Calgary-Cervenka,Cammalleri,Backlund,Jones 0 0%
Carolina-Staal,Jokinen,Brent,Wallace 0 0%
Chicago-Toews,Kruger,Bolland,Bickell 0 0%
Columbus-Dubinsky,Brassard,Anisimov,Letestu 0 0%
Colorado-Duchene,Stastny,O'Reilly,Mitchell 10 7.09%
Dallas-Benn,Roy,Eakin,Fiddler 1 0.71%
Detroit-Datsyuk-Zetterberg-Helm-Abdelkader 47 33.33%
Edmonton-RNH,Horcoff,Gagner,Belanger 0 0%
Florida-Weiss,Huberdeau,Matthias,Santorelli 0 0%
LA-Kopitar,Richards,Stoll,Fraser 35 24.82%
Minnesota-Koivu,Cullen,Brodziak,Konopka 0 0%
Montreal-Plekanic,Desharnais,Eller,Gomez 0 0%
Nashville-Legwand,Fisher,Gausted,Spaling 0 0%
New Jersey-Elias,Zajac,Henrique,Josefson 0 0%
NYI-Tavares,Nielsen,Bailey,Reasoner 1 0.71%
NYR-Richards,Stepan,Boyle,Halpern 1 0.71%
Ottawa-Spezza,Turris,Smith,O'Brien 0 0%
Phoenix-Vermette,Hanzal,Gordon,Chipchura 0 0%
San Jose-Thornton,Couture,Handzus,Desjardins 10 7.09%
St. Louis-Backes,Berglund,Steen,Nichol 1 0.71%
Tampa Bay-Stamkos,Lecavalier,Thompson,Hall 4 2.84%
Toronto-Bozak,Grabovski,Connolly,McClement 0 0%
Vancouver-Sedin,Kesler,Malhotra,Lapierre 13 9.22%
Washington-Backstrom,Ribeiro,Laich,Beagle 4 2.84%
Winnipeg-Jokinen,Little,Antropov,Burmistrov 0 0%
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12-09-2012, 10:47 PM
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Ranking NHL teams by position depth- centre- #3

Who has the best depth at centre?

Also, correct me for any mistakes I make in the poll, I got these of a list on the internet because I figured that would be better then memory, I will fix mistakes in the next poll

Also prospects don't count, we are talking about now


#1: Pittsburgh-75.61%
#2: Philadelphia-40.83%

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12-09-2012, 11:05 PM
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Detroit then LA.

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12-09-2012, 11:13 PM
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Colorado no doubt.

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went with LA. Carolina needs to be updated with both E and J Staal

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went with LA. Carolina needs to be updated with both E and J Staal
Someone posted a link that said the Staals would play on a line

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12-10-2012, 02:27 AM
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LA then Detroit. Then it's a toss-up between Boston and New Jersey.

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Someone posted a link that said the Staals would play on a line
Don't zetterberg and datsyuk play on a line together a decent amount of time? Philly had giroux, schenn, couturier, briere, and talbot all listed obviously they can't all play c all the time. Up til this point in their careers both staals have primarily always played c.

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Don't zetterberg and datsyuk play on a line together a decent amount of time?
They are usually centering their own line.

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San Jose. They have 2 top 6 centers moved to the wing. That is the definition of depth.

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Someone please explain to me how LA has better centers than Detroit?

Datsyuk>>>Kopitar
Zetterberg>>>>Richards

Bottom two lines are basically a wash. Even if the slight edge goes to LA on 3rd and 4th line, still doesn't make up for it.

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Someone please explain to me how LA has better centers than Detroit?

Datsyuk>>>Kopitar
Zetterberg>>>>Richards

Bottom two lines are basically a wash. Even if the slight edge goes to LA on 3rd and 4th line, still doesn't make up for it.
Recency effect. They won a cup. Same reason that LA has 3x as many votes as Vancouver.

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Someone please explain to me how LA has better centers than Detroit?

Datsyuk>>>Kopitar
Zetterberg>>>>Richards

Bottom two lines are basically a wash. Even if the slight edge goes to LA on 3rd and 4th line, still doesn't make up for it.
Come on, Datsyuk's not that much better. This isn't 2008 anymore. Datsyuk is a little better than Kopitar offensively, and he's a little better than Kopitar defensively.

Surprised SJ doesn't have more votes, I think they have a pretty good argument here too.

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San Jose. They have 2 top 6 centers moved to the wing. That is the definition of depth.
My thoughts too. They have Thornton, Marleau, Pavelski, Couture, Handzus, Moore and Desjardins, that is insane centre depth (they all played a decent amount of centre last year too, though many played a good amount of minutes on the wing as well out of necessity). The Sharks literally have 4 guys who are at least decent #1 centres (Thornton, Marleau, Pavelski and Couture), which is pretty ridiculous.

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San Jose. They have 2 top 6 centers moved to the wing. That is the definition of depth.
Correct answer.

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Detroit, LA, SJ, VAN, WAS, BOS then DAL

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Some of these lists are a little strange. For instance, I'm quite certain that Elias will move back to LW with Henrique and Zajac both healthy and manning the top two C slots. Also, at least one of Antropov, Little, or Burmistrov will be playing the wing. No way any of those guys plays 4th line. On the other hand, you've left off a ton of natural centers who have been playing wing on teams that have a surplus of center depth (Seguin, Peverley - Boston, Carter - LA, Marleau, Pavelski - SJ).

For the record, I voted for Colorado. Stastny, Duchene, and O'Reilly are all very good centers.

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San Jose should have been #1 IMO.

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Someone please explain to me how LA has better centers than Detroit?

Datsyuk>>>Kopitar
Zetterberg>>>>Richards

Bottom two lines are basically a wash. Even if the slight edge goes to LA on 3rd and 4th line, still doesn't make up for it.
I have to disagree kopitar is the best player of this bunch at this point.

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I have to disagree kopitar is the best player of this bunch at this point.

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