Team Canada 2010: My Outlook

Dan NoonCorrespondent IMay 31, 2009

TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 22:  Team Canada stands dejected after falling to Russia 2-0 in their quarter final of the men's ice hockey match during Day 12 of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games on February 22, 2006 at the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Team Canada 2010 has to be one of the toughest teams to choose in all of sports.

I mean, seriously, Canada has enough players to put two teams out there.

The following is my preliminary lists of possible candidates.

CENTRE                           Right Wing                 Left Wing

1. Sidney Crosby              1. Jarome Iginla          1.Dany Heatley

2. Vincent Lecavalier         2. Corey Perry           2. Rick Nash

3.Ryan Getzlaf                  3. Martin St. Louis      3. Simone Gagne

4. Joe Thornton                4. Shane Doan           4. Ryan Smyth

5.Marc Savard                                                5. Brendan Morrow

6. Eric Staal

7.Mike Richards                    Defense

8. Jason Spezza                 1.Chris Pronger        7.Drew Doughty

9. Jeff Carter                     2. Shea Weber        8. Robyn Regehr

10. Jonathan Toews            3. Dan Boyle           9. Marc Vlasic

11. Joe Sakic                     4. Dion Phaneuf      10. Rob Blake

12. Daniel Briere                 5. Mike Green         11. Marc Staal

13. Derek Roy                    6. Brian Campbell    12. Scott Niedermayer

14. Steve Stamkos

15. Jordan Staal

16. Mike Cammalleri


1. Martin Brodeur           5. Cam Ward

2. Roberto Luongo          6. Marty Turco

3. Marc Andre Fleury      7.  Carey Price

4. Steve Mason             8. Dwayne Roloson

There is probably a bunch of players that all of you might think should be on this list. Well, in that case, write your own Team Canada.

Now, here is the line-up combinations I have came up with.


LW                                           C                                  RW

Dany Heatley             Sidney Crosby            Jarome Iginla


LW                                            C                                 RW

Rick Nash                  Vincent Lecavalier     Martin St. Louis


LW                                           C                                  RW

Simon Gagne               Ryan Getzlaf              Corey Perry


LW                                           C                                 RW

Ryan Smyth                 Eric Staal                 Shane Doan


Line 1                           Line 2                        Line 3

Chris Pronger                Dan Boyle                    Mike Green

Shea Weber                 Dion Phaneuf                Drew Doughty


Martin Brodeur

Roberto Luongo

Marc-Andre Fleury

There it is.

The Team Canada I would put together if my name was Yzerman. Good luck boys, don't take any crap from the Russian's this time! CHEERS


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