Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The All-Time Thrashers Defensive Corps of Our Dreams

Haha, Thrashers defense. Anyway...

This morning Rawhide challenged his readers to come up with an all-time Thrashers defensive corps, in their imaginations. And "all-time" doesn't mean Chris Chelios and Mathieu Schneider on defense. Great players, to be sure, but they weren't at the peak of their powers during their time as Thrashers. The forward analogue would be including Peter Bondra and Mark Recchi, etc.

Your TBC editor agrees that this is cheating a little bit, and that a proper all-time list should only reflect how each player played as a Thrasher. At any rate, we've accepted Rawhide's challenge. Here is your editor's list:

Tobias Enstrom - Zach Bogosian
Pavel Kubina - Niclas Havelid
Steve Staios - "Big" Greg de Vries
Ron Hainsey

I would love to put Braydon Coburn on the list, but he simply didn't play with us long enough. Which reminds us of why the history of Thrashers defense is such a sad beagle.

Anyway, THERE YOU HAVE IT. Readers?


Big Shooter said...

Hmmm... I think that is my list exactly. Of course substituting Dustin Byfuglien in place of Nic Havelid.

Big Shooter said...


Anonymous said...

When asked what his top picks for defensemen were, Rick Dudley said 6 Dustin Byfugliens.

Mortimer Peacock said...

Mr. Recaps-

Hurrah, win of the afternoon!