Ranking The Atlantic Division Defensive Corps

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May 2, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K.Subban (76) skates with the puck against Ottawa Senators during the second period in game one of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

P.K. Subban is coming off a tremendous Norris Trophy season, and he deserved it, but will have to be better this season to hang onto it.  Andrei Markov is getting up there and has to play less of a role because he is deferring to Subban, and so much of his production is on the power play these days.  Given his history, he is also due for an injury sometime soon.  After that top duo, there is quite a drop off to Josh Gorges and either Alexei Emelin (when healthy), Raphael Diaz or Jarred Tinordi.  How (and if)  Tinordi fits into the top two pairs this season could make the Habs a much more fearsome foursome.