Chicago Blackhawks: Looking at Vegas Golden Knights roster

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For Vegas, the might have one of the deepest forward groups in the league. During the regular season, their line of Jonathan Marchessault-William Karlsson-Reilly Smith has been fantastic. They were the team’s number one scoring line when they went to the Stanley Cup Final. That line has everything you need as far as two-way play, scoring, and leadership. They are all great players that bring different things to the table.

They have also built another very good line since that first season by adding guys like Mark Stone, Max Pacioretty, and Paul Stastny to their group. That is a line that is capable of really making things difficult on their opponent. Pacioretty is coming back from being “unfit to play” and it should be a huge boost to their team. Stone is the best forward they have out of anyone and he is ready to lead them on a run.

Both of those scoring lines have a guy on it (Stone, Karlsson) capable of being a Selke Trophy type player. Then their bottom two lines are made up of great players that play their depth roles to a tee. A guy like Alex Tuch might be in the top-six on most teams and then there is a big body like Ryan Reaves to intimidate whoever he is going up against. From top to bottom, this is a group that everybody should be scared of.