I think it's a sufficiently deep group. Sean Couturier and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins should both be on that team, and with the likes of Cody Eakin, Jordan Weal and Brendan Gallagher as options to add offensive skill.
That might look a bit soft, but with Kassian, Werek, Ross, Hamilton all starting their seasons so well, I think you could make 4 balanced lines out the group that's available.
Originally Posted by 40oz
It just wont be the same without you-know-who
The tournament was awesome before him and it will be awesome after him.
Who's going to be leading this team's offence? Or will it be scoring by committee?
Might have to wait and see who emerges. Could be Connolly, Johansen, Leblance, maybe even Couturier if he makes it.
In my opinion Couturier doesn't need to blow the coaches away with his offense to get on this team. He does have a ton of upside on that front, but he plays the game at a high level in both ends of the rink.
As a Leaf fan it puts a smile on my face to have big time players two years in a row on Canada's Junior team. Kadri obviously last year, and this year Brad Ross and Greg McKegg probably making the team. Prospect pool is starting to look pretty solid. McKegg IMO was a big steal in the draft.