Ep.205: Getting Down To The Nitty Gritty

Andrew Berkshire joins the show to discuss the best centers in the game, helping to eventually whittle down the list to the Top 10 players at the position. Things discussed include:

3:20 Weighting abilities in each of the 3 zones
7:09 Building around a Top Center vs. a Top Defenseman
11:18 Eichel, MacKinnon, and others who fell just short
21:16 Can Mark Scheifele keep scoring all of the goals?
24:36 The one dimension Tyler Seguin is good at
29:08 Battle of The Playmakers: Getzlaf vs. Backstrom
36:34 Steven Stamkos and Anze Kopitar returning to form
43:37 John Tavares’ improved defensive play
49:20 Sasha Barkov’s heavy lifting
53:17 Auston Matthews’ ability to get open and create chances
59:31 The differences between Crosby and McDavid

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