NEELY wrote:Fair enough and I totally disagree. I think Ottawa's defense and goaltending is better than Philly's and I also believe the forwards are on par but Giroux is world class and can probably carry a team like that for a long stretch.
I think Ottawa is a better team than Philly right now.
Just for Dung and giggles I'll break it down player by player, mostly because I'm stuck at work with nothing better to do.
Claude Giroux > Jason Spezza
Scott Hartnell > Milan Michalek
Daniel Briere > Daniel Alfredsson
Brayden Schenn >= Kyle Turris
Sean Couturier > Zack Smith
Wayne Simmonds > Colin Greening
Jakob Voracek >= Jakob Silfverberg
Matt Read >= Guillaume Latendresse
Maxime Talbot < Christopher Neil
Eric Wellwood = JOB/Peter Regin
Ruslan Fedetenko = Erik Condra
Zac Rinaldo = Kaspar Daugavins
Kimmo Timmonen < Erik Karlsson
Braydon Coburn > Jared Cowen
Niklas Grossman >= Sergei Gonchar
Andrej MesZaros > Chris Phillips
Luke Schenn >= Marc Methot
MA Bourdon = Mike Lundin/Borocop
*Not even including Chris Pronger
Craig Anderson > Ilya BryZgalov
Ben Bishop/Lehner > Mike Leighton