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Hall & Eberle
Horcoff, Hall, Eberle
Edmonton's veteran captain Shawn Horcoff lines up with rookies Taylor Hall (first overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft) and Jordan Eberle (2010 CHL Player of the Year), to make up one of the most entertaining units in the NHL. Hall's speed, Eberle's smarts, and Horcoff's experience compliment one another extremely well, and with Hall and Eberle just beginning their careers, this line will be one to watch for many years to come!
Kovalchuk, Zajac, Parise
Yes, this trio has struggled mightily so far this season, be it from injury (Parise) or just poor play (Kovalchuk, Zajac), but they should still be mentioned among the league's elite. Last season they combined for 234 points, including 104 goals, and I expect them to return to form shortly after Parise begins playing again.
Havlat, Koivu, Miettinen
The Wild's main offensive threat comes from the line of Martin Havlat, Mikko Koivu, and Antti Miettinen. Despite a slow start by Havlat, he has bounced back to nearly point-per-game format, and Koivu has become one of the premiere two-way centremen in the NHL. Miettinen has great chemistry with Koivu, and rounds out the group with more solid two-way hockey.
Marleau, Thornton, Heatley
Only an Honourable Mention due to the fact they have hardly played together this season, Marleau, Thornton, and Heatley would have been near, if not at, the top of this list this time last season. They combined for an incredible 254 points, while playing a physical style that most opposing teams found nearly impossible to defend.
Kesler, Raymond, Samuelsson
The Vancouver Canucks have one of the best second lines in the league, and their two-way ability makes them arguably the best checking line in the league. While being nominated for the Selke Trophy, as best defensive forward, Ryan Kesler also managed to put up 25 goals and 75 points last season, and Raymond and Samuelsson both had career years as well.