NHL's 20 Best Defensive Pairings Ever

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NHL's 20 Best Defensive Pairings Ever
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With the NHL trade deadline in the rear-view mirror, fans are left holding their breath during an 18-to-21-game sprint to the finish. The rosters are set, and people can now debate which team has the best depth at certain positions.

But with everyone's eyes on the moves made in Nashville, clearly, the Predators are hoping to cash in on the best pair of defensemen in the game today before Shea Weber and Ryan Suter hit free agency. Clearly, the Preds are going for broke this year in hopes that they can convince both of their superstar defensemen to stay around.

Looking back through history, there have been some incredible tandems. Are Weber and Suter among the best ever? Let's take a look back at the 20 best defensive pairings ever.

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