Defense Wins Championships: The 10 Best NHL Defensemen At This Year's Winter Olympics

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Defense Wins Championships: The 10 Best NHL Defensemen At This Year's Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympics are underway and already we have seen tragedy and triumph.

As the last couple of games get over today, most NHL fans will look to the Olympics next. Instead of watching NHL teams face each other, they will be cheering for their respective countries and everyone will be dreaming that their team takes home the gold.

Like in years past, the favorites are Canada and Russia. Team Sweden comes in as the defending champs though and are in no rush to give up the gold this year.

The first games get underway Tuesday and as much as people like to watch goals scored, the key to this year's Olympics will be defense. As the saying goes defense wins championships and this year will be no exception.

With that said lets take a look at the best defensemen at this years Winter Olympics.

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