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All-NHL Team of the Week: Mar. 16-Mar. 22

Highlighting the best weekly performers from around the NHL to comprise an All-NHL team.

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The All-Team keeps getting harder and harder to pick every week with more guys stepping up and playing the hero for their respective club. It's hard to believe there is only three weeks left in the regular season. Without wasting another second let's get into this week's team.

Left Wing

1. Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks: 2G-4A-6P in 4GP

Game 1 vs. Philadelphia: 0G-2A-2P, +2, 4 shots, 16:07 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Columbus: 1G-0A-1P, -1, 5 shots, 14:49 TOI

Result: 6-2 Loss

Game 3 at Los Angeles: 1G-0A-1P, +1, 8 shots, 18:13 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 4 at Arizona: 0G-2A-2P, +2, 4 shots, 18:27 TOI

Result: 3-1 Win

2. Benoit Pouliot, Edmonton Oilers: 2G-2A-4P in 3GP

Game 1 vs. Toronto: 2G-0A-2P, +2, 3 shots, 16:44 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Columbus: 0G-1A-1P, +1, 2 shots, 18:31 TOI

Result: 4-3 SO Loss

Game 3 vs. Philadelphia: 0G-1A-1P, , +2, 2 shots, 17:31 TOI

Result: 5-4 OT Win

3. Alexander Steen, St. Louis Blues: 3G-1A-4P in 4GP

Game 1 at Calgary: 2G-0A-2P, +3, 4 shots, 19:01 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 at Winnipeg: 0G-0A-0P, -1, 2 shots, 23:21 TOI

Result: 2-1 OTL

Game 3 at Minnesota: 0G-1A-1P, -1, 2 shots, 17:16 TOI

Result: 6-3 Loss

Game 4 at Detroit: 1G-0A-1P, -1, 3 shots, 18:30 TOI

Result: 2-1 OTL

Ranking Analysis: Sedin was huge in helping the Canucks to three wins in the four games that were played this week. Not only did Daniel have a big week statistically, Vancouver was also able to grow its lead in the Pacific standings over Calgary and Los Angeles. Pouliot gets the No.2 spot for his big week for the Oilers recording a point in all three games and also tying his career-high with 16 goals this season. Steen earns the final LW spot, just barely beating out guys like Zach Parise and Thomas Vanek, because he scored three goals this week and did so over the course of grueling stretch on the road for the Blues.

Center

1. Kyle Turris, Ottawa Senators: 4G-2A-6P in 3GP

Game 1 at Carolina: 0G-1A-1P, +1, 2 shots, 19:21 TOI

Result: 2-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Boston: 2G-1A-3P, +3, 2 shots, 18:00 TOI

Result: 6-4 Win

Game 3 vs. Toronto: 2G-0A-2P, -1, 5 shots, 21:02 TOI, GWG

Result: 5-3 Win

2. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Edmonton Oilers: 3G-3A-6P in 3GP

Game 1 vs. Toronto: 0G-2A-2P, +1, 2 shots, 19:01 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Columbus: 1G-0A-1P, +1, 6 shots, 22:13 TOI

Result: 4-3 SO Loss

Game 3 vs. Philadelphia: 2G-1A-3P, +3, 2 shots, 20:47 TOI, GWG

Result: 5-4 OT Win

3. Tomas Plekanec, Montreal Canadiens: 2G-4A-6P in 4GP

Game 1 at Tampa Bay: 1G-1A-2P, 0+/-, 3 shots, 21:49 TOI

Result: 4-2 Loss

Game 2 at Florida: 0G-0A-0P, -1, 1 shot, 20:15 TOI

Result: 3-2 Win

Game 3 vs. Carolina: 0G-2A-2P, +3, 3 shots, 17:23 TOI

Result: 4-0 Win

Game 4 vs. San Jose: 1G-1A-2P, +2, 4 shots, 19:33 TOI, GWG

Result: 2-0 Win

Ranking Analysis: Turris is undoubtedly deserving of the top center spot this week because his team won all three games, he scored more goals than anyone else including a game-winner, and Ottawa now just sits one point out of playoff contention. RNH gets the No.2 spot because Turris had a slightly better week and just played in more important games, fair or not. Nugent-Hopkins definitely gives Oilers fans a reason to hope for better next season with his play as of late having already beaten his season-high in goal scoring and essentially a lock for a season-high in points as well. Plekanec comes in at the No.3 spot this week, however, any other week he might've had the top spot. Pleks is having a really good and underrated season for Montreal as he is second the team in points (52) and goals (22) this year.

Right Wing

1. Jordan Eberle, Edmonton Oilers: 2G-4A-6P in 3GP

Game 1 vs. Toronto: 1G-2A-3P, +1, 2 shots, 16:12 TOI, GWG

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Columbus: 0G-1A-1P, +1, 3 shots, 20:46 TOI

Result: 4-3 SO Loss

Game 3 vs. Philadelphia: 1G-1A-2P, +3, 4 shots, 18:21 TOI

Result: 5-4 OT Win

2. Drew Stafford, Winnipeg Jets: 1G-4A-5P in 3GP

Game 1 vs. San Jose: 0G-2A-2P, +2, 1 shot, 15:55 TOI

Result: 5-2 Win

Game 2 vs. St. Louis: 1G-0A-1P, +1, 6 shots, 20:09 TOI

Result: 2-1 Win

Game 3 vs. Washington: 0G-2A-2P, +2, 0 shots, 17:16 TOI

Result: 3-0 Win

3. Mark Stone, Ottawa Senators: 1G-4A-5P in 3GP

Game 1 at Carolina: 1G-0A-1P, +1, 1 shot, 20:07 TOI, GWG

Result: 2-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Boston: 0G-3A-3P, +2, 0 shots, 18:26 TOI

Result: 6-4 Win

Game 3 vs. Toronto: 0G-1A-1P, -1, 4 shots, 22:36 TOI

Result: 5-3 Win

Ranking Analysis: Eberle earns the No.1 RW spot and I think it's safe to say the kids are alright in Edmonton. Eberle has been great lately and so have guys like RNH, Pouliot, Yakupov and now Taylor Hall is back in the mix too. Although it's definitely way too late to save the Oilers season, the fact that these players are all playing hard and doing so well in effectively meaningless games is a big step forward. Since being traded to the Jets, Drew Stafford has looked like the power forward top-6 winger he was in Buffalo putting up 13 points in 16 games for Winnipeg. While Stafford may never have another 30 goal season, his production in Winnipeg has been promising and much needed with all the injuries they have suffered. Things are always good when you're winning and that holds true for Mark Stone. The Senators won three straight games this week and Stone managed to rack up the points in the process including a three assist game against Boston and scoring the game-winner against the Hurricanes.

Defensemen

1. Ryan Suter, Minnesota Wild: 0G-3A-3P in 3GP

Game 1 at Nashville: 0G-1A-1P, +2, 2 shots, 27:06 TOI

Result: 3-2 OT Win

Game 2 vs. Washington: 0G-0A-0P, -1, 2 shots, 30:38 TOI

Result: 3-2 Loss

Game 3 vs. St. Louis: 0G-2A-2P, +3, 1 shot, 22:44 TOI

Result: 6-3 Win

2. Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues: 0G-3A-3P in 4GP

Game 1 at Calgary: 0G-0A-0P, +1, 0 shots, 22:50 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 at Winnipeg: 0G-01A-1P, +1, 3 shots, 26:00 TOI

Result: 2-1 OTL

Game 3 at Minnesota: 0G-1A-1P, -1, 0 shots, 24:46 TOI

Result: 6-3 Loss

Game 4 at Detroit: 0G-1A-1P, -1, 3 shots, 27:58 TOI

Result: 2-1 OTL

3. Alexander Edler, Vancouver Canucks: 2G-2A-4P in 4GP

Game 1 vs. Philadelphia: 1G-1A-2P, +1, 2 shots, 24:19 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 2 vs. Columbus: 0G-0A-0P, -1, 2 shots, 21:09 TOI

Result: 6-2 Loss

Game 3 at Los Angeles: 0G-1A-1P, +2, 8 shots, 25:10 TOI

Result: 4-1 Win

Game 4 at Arizona: 1G-0A-0P, +1, 5 shots, 21:49 TOI, GWG

Result: 3-1 Win

4. Roman Josi, Nashville Predators: 2G-0A-2P in 2 GP

Game 1 vs. Minnesota: 2G-0A-2P, +1, 4 shots, 22:31 TOI

Result: 3-2 OTL

Game 2 vs. Buffalo: 0G-0A-0P, 0+/-, 1 shot, 23:48 TOI

Result: 3-0 Win

Ranking Analysis: No defensemen in the NHL logs more minutes on a nightly basis than Ryan Suter. With injuries to important defensemen like Jared Spurgeon and Marco Scandella, Suter and others stepped up to ensure there was no slip in the standings. As important as Suter is to the Wild, so is Pietrangelo to the Blues. St. Louis had a horrid week schedule wise and needed their top-pairing guys to eat up big minutes and play sound hockey which is exactly what Pietrangelo did. Alex Edler had a big week for the Canucks including scoring the game-winning goal against the Coyotes. Roman Josi only played in two games this week but Wild fans will tell you they've seen how good he is. Josi nearly single-handedly beat Minnesota after scoring two goals in a span of a minute. Both shots were snipes high in the corner over Devan Dubnyk who has been among the best goaltenders in the league since joining the Wild.

Goaltender

1. Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens: 2-1-0, 3GA, 2 SO in 3GP

Game 1 at Tampa Bay: 3GA, 30 saves, .909 SV%

Result: 4-2 Loss

Game 2 vs. Carolina: 0GA, 31 saves, 1.000 SV%

Result: 4-0 Win

Game 3 vs. San Jose: 0GA, 29 saves, 1.000 SV%

Result: 2-0 Win

Ranking Analysis: Price likely already has the Vezina Trophy locked up and should get strong consideration for the Hart Trophy. In three games Price managed to post two shutouts and even in the loss to Tampa still gave his team a chance to win by making 30 saves. Price is just too good to pass up.

All-NHL Team Lineup

D. Sedin-Turris-Eberle

B. Pouliot-RNH-Stafford

Steen-Plekanec-Stone

Suter-Pietrangelo

Edler-Josi

Price

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