NHL All-Star Game 2016 Rosters: Analyzing Teams for 3-on-3 Tournament

January 30th, 2016 by Steve Silverman Leave a reply »

Fans who like three-on-three hockey will get a king-sized dose of it Sunday at the NHL's 2016 All-Star Game.

Bridgestone Arena is the site of this year's tournament, which will see four teams representing each of the NHL's divisions compete.

The Atlantic and Metropolitan Divisions of the Eastern Conference will meet in one 20-minute three-on-three game, while the Central and Pacific Divisions of the Western Conference will meet in a second three-on-three contest.

The two winners will meet in one final game to determine a champion.

The Atlantic Division may not have the scoring power of the other divisions. Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins is considered one of the best all-around players—dominant on defense and capable on offense but not necessarily spectacular when it comes to making game-changing offensive plays.

Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning is this unit's best scorer. When it comes to finding the back of the net with a vicious wrister, he is at the top of the line. Dylan Larkin and Ryan O'Reilly are both capable players, but Larkin is a rookie who may be in ove ...

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