Dustin Byfuglien will remain at forward for the Winnipeg Jets, while Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks heads back to defense. As two of the most versatile players in the game, they'll be tested in their new/old roles
For the last five-plus weeks, Eye on Hockey has gone team-by-team to evaluate each team's core players. To wrap up our offseason series, here's a look at the very best core groups in the league, plus notes on a few others.
Drew Doughty and Ryan McDonagh are among the best defensemen under the age of 25 in the NHL and now they have the Stanley Cup Final as their showcase. It won't be long before most NHL defensemen look like them.