Lining Up takes a look at potential line combos for the first week of the NHL season
The season starts tonight. All that hard work via the draft hopefully pays off. May there not be as many injuries as last year. What could happen as far as week one? Are there combinations that could really click? Let's take a look right now.
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Daniel Briere-David Desharnais-Max Pacioretty (Montreal) — Pacioretty is the meat of this line no question, but you have a known playmaking quantity in Desharnais. Plus, Daniel Briere just has an ability to get his points. Now to put up preseason point totals can make things a bit misleading, however, this is a trio that can get hot early and those starts in an Olympic year are more important. This trio is at least worth a start in your leagues for the first few games because remember, this is a shortened week.
Sidney Crosby-Pascal Dupuis-Chris Kunitz (Pittsburgh) —