McDavid and Draisaitl were split up months ago. McDavid was playing with Neal (now injured) and Kassian (now suspended) and Draisaitl has formed a dynamite line with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Kailer Yamamoto. In their 21 games together, they have
Draisaitl - 37 points
Nugent-Hopkins - 28 points
Yamamoto - 21 points
My guess is that, at least until Kassian is back, that McDavid will centre Anthanasiou and Tyler Ennis. If so, that is an absurdly fast line.
Protecting the trade assets from injury with a day to go,Mike Green and Andreas Athanasiou have been held out of tonights game to avoid injury heading into tomorrow's deadline.
Green has been linked to Washington, possibly for former Wing Nick Jensen. I am not a fan, he is signed for 4 more years at 2.5 million per but as a 6, meh, okay. lots of money for a bottom pairing guy with speed who falls down a lot and has little in the way of offense. Toronto has also been romured to be i
Green dealt to Edmonton late last night.for a 4th that could turn into a 3rd. Nice add for an aging offensive d-man who has lost a step. Edmonton will play him on the 3rd pairing and have him as the shooter up top on the power play, something they say they have been missing so both teams get what they need,