Atlantic Division Breakout Candidates

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Montreal Canadiens

Mar 16, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jarred Tinordi (42) skates with the puck while being defended by New Jersey Devils left wing Patrik Elias (26) during the second at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Jarred Tinordi – Although he only has 8 games on NHL experience, the Canadiens desperately need his combination of size and toughness on the blue line.  They are a small group on the whole, and Tinordi will be a physical presence that will help them in their own end.