All-Time Dream Team: Toronto Maple Leafs Edition

June 23rd, 2010 by Lion's Den U's TheCoach Leave a reply »
Written By:

Lion's Den University Sports Writer: Bomber

Who would you pick to fill the starting lineup for your favorite team if you could choose from any player that ever played for them?

Better yet, who would you pick for every franchise?

Welcome to my new life goal: assemble a historically-sensitive and statistically-sound list of the the best possible starting line-up for every franchise in the NHL.

But how?

The method is simple; it consists of two mutually reinforcing parts.

Firstly, if you were to assemble the best line-up possible, you would want guys that are the most talented. That's a given.

But, you can’t put Bobby Orr on the Chicago Blackhawks’ dream-team or Wayne Gretzky on St. Louis.

This would be absurd, which leads us to the second part: the chosen player must have made a positive contribution to the franchise.

So, the players that will make the cut will be both talented and have had the biggest positive impact on their respective teams.

So, here we go, let’s begin this odyssey with a franchise that’s best days ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.