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Top line keys Thrashers' success

In just their second season in the NHL, the Thrashers have something that many established teams want – and elite top line.

Updated: January 15, 2001, 2:11 PM ET
By Brian A. Shactman | ESPN.com

Question: Which of the following doesn't belong?

Milan Hejduk-Joe Sakic-Alex Tanguay.

Jan Hrdina-Mario Lemieux-Jaromir Jagr.

Patrik Elias-Jason Arnott-Petr Sykora.

Andrew Brunette-Ray Ferraro-Donald Audette.

Answer: They all belong.

That's right. Place the Atlanta Thrashers' top line up there with the best of the NHL's best. It doesn't quite have the ability to dominate like Lemieux's line in Pittsburgh, and it doesn't have the incredible physical talent like ...

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