Super 16: the teams are coming out of the break

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Who healed? Who benefits from the leave? And how will all of this have an impact on the preliminary tournament and the qualifying round before the Stanley Cup qualifiers?

These questions were taken into account in this week’s Super 16, ranking the top teams based on what they will look like when the break is over and the NHL return to play plan can take effect.

This is the first Super 16 to involve current NHL teams since March 19.

To create this week’s Super 16, each of the 13 participating staff members has prepared their version of what it should look like. These were submitted and a total of points were awarded to each.

The first team to get 16 points, the second team to get 15, the third team to get 14, and so on to No. 16, who got one point.

Here is the Super 16:

1. Boston Bruins

Total points: 201

Rank on March 19: # 1

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Eastern Conference

Must know: The Bruins (44-14-12) won the Presidents’ Trophy as the best regular season team with 100 points in 70 games. They led the NHL in percentage points (0.714), regulatory wins (38) and goals against (167, 2.39 per game). They have won 16 of their last 20 games before the season ended on March 12 due to concerns about coronavirus. Torey Krug and Brandon carlo, who is Boston’s second defense pair, will be in the lineup; they each left with an upper body injury.

Video: Tuukka rask is probably the favorite of the Vézina trophy

2. Tampa Bay Lightning

Total points: 191

Rank on March 19: # 3

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Eastern Conference

Must know: The Lightning (43-21-6) will have a center Steven stamkos and defender Victor Hedman available. Stamkos reportedly missed at least the first round of the Eastern Conference after undergoing heart muscle surgery on March 2; Hedman was day to day with a lower body injury. The Lightning finished first in the NHL in goals (243) and goals per game (3.47) and tied for seventh against goals per game (2.77).

3. St. Louis Blues

Total points: 189

Rank on March 19: # 2

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Western Conference

Must know: The Blues (42-19-10) finished first in the Western Conference with a percentage of 0.662 points. They will have forward Vladimir Tarasenko available; he has not played since October 24 and underwent surgery on the left shoulder. Even without Tarasenko, St. Louis finished third in the NHL in power play (24.3%).

Video: Season snapshot: St. Louis Blues

4. Colorado Avalanche

Total points: 164

Rank on March 19: Number 4

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Western Conference

Must know: The Avalanche (42-20-8) overcame the injuries of key players and finished second in the Western Conference with a percentage of 0.657 points, but they will be in good health with each opening of training camps (not before July 10). Forward Nathan MacKinnon, Andre Burakovsky, Nazem Kadri, Matt Calvert and Colin Wilsonand goalkeeper Philipp Grubauer each had a lower body injury at the time of the break, and before Mikko Rantanen had an upper body injury. They weren’t all available when Colorado played its last game.

5. Capitals of Washington

Total points: 155

Rank on March 19: Number 6

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Eastern Conference

Must know: The Capitals (41-20-8) won the metropolitan division and finished third in the Eastern Conference with a percentage of 0.652 points. Forward Alex Ovechkin shared the Rocket Richard Trophy with the Bruins’ right wing David Pastrnak; each scored 48 goals to lead the NHL and Washington finished second in the league in goals per game (3.42).

Video: WSH @ BUF: Ovechkin dekes and short-side wrister nets

6. Vegas Golden Knights

Total points: 135

Rank on March 19: # 7

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Western Conference

Must know: The Golden Knights (39-24-8, .606) have won 11-2-0 in their last 13 games. They will have forward Mark stone return; he has missed the last six games with a lower body injury. Stone led Vegas with 42 assists and finished second with 63 points behind the striker Max Pacioretty (66).

7. Pittsburgh Penguins

Total points: 125

Rank on March 19: # 8

Return to reading status: 5th seeded in the Eastern Conference, to face 12th place for the Montreal Canadiens

Must know: The biggest development for the Penguins is that the front Jake Guentzel will be available. He was originally scheduled to be absent 4-6 months after shoulder surgery on December 31. He led Pittsburgh with 20 goals and 43 points at the time of his injury. Pittsburgh (40-23-6) had a 0.623 percentage point, seventh in the NHL.

8. Philadelphia Flyers

Total points: 124

Rank on March 19: # 5

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Eastern Conference

Must know: The Flyers had a nine-game winning streak losing 2-0 to the Bruins on March 10, their last game before the break. Philidelphia (41-21-7. 652) finished second in the metropolitan division with one point less than Washington in the same number of games. Forward James van Riemsdyk, who came out with a broken finger, will be back. It is unknown whether forward Nolan Patrick, who has not played in the regular season due to a migraine disorder, will be available.

9. Dallas Stars

Total points: 96

Rank on March 19: # 10

Return to reading status: Seeding Round Robin in the Western Conference

Must know: The Stars were in trouble, 0-4-2 in their last six games, and finished third in the central division with a percentage of 0.594 points. Dallas (37-24-8) finished second in the NHL in goals against (174) and goals against per game (2.52), but 29th in goals (178) and 26th in goals per game (2.58).

10. Edmonton Oilers

Total points: 84

Rank on March 19: N ° 9

Return to reading status: 5th seeded in the Western Conference to face 12th in the Chicago Blackhawks

Must know: Oilers had top two NHL goalscorers Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid. Draisaitl won the Art Ross Trophy with 110 points (43 goals, 67 assists) in 71 games, and McDavid scored 97 points (34 goals, 63 assists) in 64 games. But Edmonton was tied for 14th in goals per game (3.14) despite being first in power play (29.5%). The Oilers (37-25-9) finished second in the Pacific Division with a percentage of 0.585 points.

Video: Top 10 Oilers Play … So Far

11. Carolina Hurricanes

Total points: 64

Rank on March 19: # 11

Return to reading status: East Conference seed 6 for the New York Rangers # 11

Must know: The Hurricanes will be deeper at the defender level when the training camp opens. Dougie Hamilton, who hasn’t played since January 16 due to a broken leg, will be ready, and Sami Vatanen (lower body), who did not play a game after being acquired in a trade with the New Jersey Devils on February 24, should be good. Goalkeeper James Reimer, who suffered a lower body injury, is also in good health. Carolina (38-25-5) finished fourth in the metropolitan division with a percentage of 0.596 points.

12. Columbus blue jackets

Total points: 54

Rank on March 19: N ° 13

Return to reading status: 9th seeded in the Eastern Conference to face the 8th Toronto Maple Leafs

Must know: The Blue Jackets should also be very different. Defender Seth Jones and before Oliver Bjorkstrand will be the two most notable additions; everyone left with an ankle injury. Forward Cam Atkinson (ankle) was ready to return the day the season was interrupted, and Alexandre Texier (back and Nathan Gerbe (groin) and defender Dean kukan (knee) will be available for Columbus (33-22-15, .579).

13. Toronto Maple Leafs

Total points: 49

Rank on March 19: # 12

Return to reading status: Seeded n ° 8 of the Eastern Conference, to play the Blue Jackets n ° 9

Must know: Maple Leafs to have defender Jake Muzzin (broken hand) and before Ilya Mikheyev (wrist laceration) back in programming, but not before Andreas Johnsson, who is recovering from knee surgery. Toronto (36-25-9, .579) finished third in the NHL in goals per game (3.39) and tied for 25th against goals per game (3.17).

Video: Season overview: Toronto Maple Leafs

14. New York Islanders

Total points: 37

Rank on March 19: NR

Return to reading status: 7th seeded in the Eastern Conference to play against the 10 Florida Panthers

Must know: The Islanders (35-23-10, .588) were 0-3-4 in their last seven games and 2-7-4 in their last 13 games. New York was 19-20-8 since November 25 and 23. NHL with at that time. He finished ninth in the NHL against goals per game (2.79) and defenseman Adam Pelech will be in good health after being absent since January 2 with an Achilles injury. Center Casey Cizikas, who did not play after lacerating his left leg on February 11, will also be available.

15. Winnipeg Jets

Total points: 30

Rank on March 19: N ° 16

Return to reading status: Seed # 9 in the Western Conference; to play number 8 of the Calgary Flames

Must know: The Jets (37-28-6, .563) had a four-game winning streak when the season came to a close. We don’t know if the center Bryan Little (perforated eardrum) will be available; he hasn’t played since November 5.

16. Nashville Predators

Total points: 29

Rank on March 19: # 15

Return to reading status: 6th seeded in the Western Conference, to play 11th in the Arizona Coyotes

Must know: The Predators (35-26-8, .565) were 13-8-1 in 22 games after the NHL all-star break, tied for seventh in the league at the time. Goalkeeper Juuse Saros got a record of 10 NHL wins, a save percentage of .940 and three shutouts (tied with Tuukka Rask of Boston) from February 4 at the break.

Others receiving points: Vancouver Canucks 15, New York Rangers 11, Calgary Flames 11, Florida Panthers 4

THIS IS HOW WE CLASSIFIED

AMALIE BENJAMIN

1. Boston Bruins; 2. Tampa Bay Lightning; 3. Colorado Avalanche; 4. St. Louis Blues; 5. Capitals of Washington; 6. Pittsburgh Penguins; 7. Vegas Golden Knights; 8. Blue Jackets Columbus; 9. Philadelphia Flyers; 10. Edmonton Oilers; 11. Dallas Stars; 12. Toronto Maple Leafs; 13. Vancouver Canucks; 14. New York Rangers; 15. Winnipeg Jets; 16. Carolina Hurricanes

TIM CAMPBELL

1. St. Louis Blues; 2. Boston Bruins; 3. Tampa Bay Lightning; 4. Colorado Avalanche; 5. Vegas Golden Knights; 6. Capitals of Washington; 7. Pittsburgh Penguins; 8. Philadelphia Flyers; 9. Edmonton Oilers; 10. Carolina Hurricanes; 11. Winnipeg Jets; 12. Calgary Flames; 13. Dallas Stars; 14. Toronto Maple Leafs; 15. New York Islanders; 16. Nashville Predators

BRIAN COMPTON

1. Boston Bruins; 2. Tampa Bay Lightning; 3. St. Louis Blues; 4. Capitals of Washington; 5. Vegas Golden Knights; 6. Colorado Avalanche; 7. Pittsburgh Penguins; 8. Philadelphia Flyers; 9. Dallas Stars; 10. New York Islanders; 11. Edmonton Oilers; 12. Carolina Hurricanes; 13. Toronto Maple Leafs; 14. Winnipeg Jets; 15. Blue Jackets Columbus; 16. New York Rangers

NICHOLAS J. COTSONIKA

1. Boston Bruins; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Tampa Bay Lightning; 4. Colorado Avalanche; 5. Capitals of Washington; 6. Pittsburgh Penguins; 7. Vegas Golden Knights; 8. Dallas Stars; 9. Philadelphia Flyers; 10. Carolina Hurricanes; 11. Edmonton Oilers; 12. Toronto Maple Leafs; 13. Blue Jackets Columbus; 14. New York Islanders; 15. Nashville Predators; 16. Florida Panthers

TOM GULITTI

1. Boston Bruins; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Tampa Bay Lightning; 4. Colorado Avalanche; 5. Philadelphia Flyers; 6. Vegas Golden Knights; 7. Capitals of Washington; 8. Pittsburgh Penguins; 9. Edmonton Oilers; 10. Dallas Stars; 11. Carolina Hurricanes; 12. Blue Jackets Columbus; 13. Toronto Maple Leafs; 14. New York Islanders; 15. New York Rangers; 16. Nashville Predators

ADAM KIMELMAN

1. Tampa Bay Lightning; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Boston Bruins; 4. Capitals of Washington; 5. Colorado Avalanche; 6. Vegas Golden Knights; 7. Philadelphia Flyers; 8. Edmonton Oilers; 9. Dallas Stars; 10. Winnipeg Jets; 11. Pittsburgh Penguins; 12. Toronto Maple Leafs; 13. Blue Jackets Columbus; 14. Nashville Predators; 15. Florida Panthers; 16. New York Islanders

ROBERT LAFLAMME

1. Boston Bruins; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Tampa Bay Lightning; 4. Capitals of Washington; 5. Colorado Avalanche; 6. Pittsburgh Penguins; 7. Dallas Stars; 8. Philadelphia Flyers; 9. Vegas Golden Knights; 10. Carolina Hurricanes; 11. Winnipeg Jets; 12. Edmonton Oilers; 13. Nashville Predators; 14. New York Islanders; 15. Toronto Maple Leafs; 16. Calgary Flames

MIKE G. MORREALE

1. Boston Bruins; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Tampa Bay Lightning; 4. Capitals of Washington; 5. Vegas Golden Knights; 6. Colorado Avalanche; 7. Philadelphia Flyers; 8. Pittsburgh Penguins; 9. Carolina Hurricanes; 10. Dallas Stars; 11. Blue Jackets Columbus; 12. New York Islanders; 13. Toronto Maple Leafs; 14. Edmonton Oilers; 15. Nashville Predators; 16. Calgary Flames

TRACEY MYERS

1. Boston Bruins; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Colorado Avalanche; 4. Tampa Bay lightning; 5. Pittsburgh penguins; 6. Philadelphia Flyers; 7. Capitals of Washington; 8. Edmonton Oilers; 9. Carolina Hurricanes; 10. Blue Jackets Columbus; 11. Vegas Golden Knights; 12. Toronto Maple Leafs; 13. Dallas Stars; 14. Winnipeg Jets; 15. New York Islanders; 16. Vancouver Canucks

INVOICE PRICE

1. Tampa Bay Lightning; 2. Boston Bruins; 3. Colorado Avalanche; 4. St. Louis Blues; 5. Capitals of Washington; 6. Dallas Stars; 7. Vegas Golden Knights; 8. Philadelphia Flyers; 9. Edmonton Oilers; 10. Pittsburgh Penguins; 11. Nashville Predators; 12. New York Islanders; 13. Vancouver Canucks; 14. Winnipeg Jets; 15. Toronto Maple Leafs; 16. New York Rangers

SHAWN P. ROARKE

1. Boston Bruins; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Tampa Bay Lightning; 4. Capitals of Washington; 5. Colorado Avalanche; 6. Pittsburgh Penguins; 7. Vegas Golden Knights; 8. Carolina Hurricanes; 9. Philadelphia Flyers; 10. Dallas Stars; 11. Blue Jackets Columbus; 12. Nashville Predators; 13. Edmonton Oilers; 14. Calgary Flames; 15. Toronto Maple Leafs; 16. Florida Panthers

DAN ROSEN

1. Tampa Bay Lightning; 2. Boston Bruins; 3. Colorado Avalanche; 4. St. Louis Blues; 5. Philadelphia Flyers; 6. Vegas Golden Knights; 7. Capitals of Washington; 8. Blue Jackets Columbus; 9. Pittsburgh Penguins; 10. Dallas Stars; 11. Edmonton Oilers; 12. Nashville Predators; 13. New York Rangers; 14. Carolina Hurricanes; 15. Vancouver Canucks; 16. Toronto Maple Leafs

MIKE ZEISBERGER

1. Tampa Bay Lightning; 2. St. Louis Blues; 3. Boston Bruins; 4. Capitals of Washington; 5. Vegas Golden Knights; 6. Colorado Avalanche; 7. Pittsburgh Penguins; 8. Philadelphia Flyers; 9. Dallas Stars; 10. Toronto Maple Leafs; 11. New York Islanders; 12. Edmonton Oilers; 13. Vancouver Canucks; 14. Carolina Hurricanes; 15. Blue Jackets Columbus; 16. Calgary Flames



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