Depending on the salary cap, head coach Alain Vigneault said that with starting the regular season on a long road trip, his preference would be to carry 13 forwards, eight defensemen and two goalies.
Here's his choices at the moment, with four exhibition games to go:
Goal (3): Martin Biron, Henrik Lundqvist, Cam Talbot
Defense (13): Conor Allen, Stu Bickel, Michael Del Zotto, Justin Falk, Dan Girardi, Tommy Hughes, Aaron Johnson, Ryan McDonagh, Dylan McIlrath, John Moore, Marc Staal, Anton Stralman, Danny Syvret
Forward (23): Arron Asham, Brian Boyle, Derick Brassard, Ryan Callahan, Derek Dorsett, Jesper Fast, Carl Hagelin, Micheal Haley, Marek Hrivik, Michael Kantor, Chris Kreider, Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg, Brandon Mashinter, J.T. Miller, Dominic Moore, Rick Nash, Benoit Pouliot, Darroll Powe, Taylor Pyatt, Brad Richards, Andrew Yogan, Mats Zuccarello.
What do you think, ladies and gents?