World Cup of Hockey 2016: Predictions Top 25 Scorers

We are just under a month away from the World Cup of Hockey tournament. Eight teams will be vying for hockey supremacy.  See the full world cup of hockey schedule here.  While it is a short tournament, we thought that it would be fun to make some predictions for the top scorers of the tournament.  Which teams have the most firepower?  While its expected that the tournament will be more defensive in nature, there are a number of younger players with the addition of Team North America and team Europe. World Cup of Hockey 2016 Logo

Here is a look at who we think will be the top scorers for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey Tournament.

World Cup of Hockey 2016:  Predictions Top 25 Scorers

  1. Anze Kopitar – Team Europe
  2. Vladimir Tarasenko – Team Russia
  3. Patrick Kane – Team USA
  4. Connor McDavid – Team North America
  5. Sidney Crosby – Team Canada
  6. Patrick Laine – Team Finland
  7. Alex Ovechkin – Team Russia
  8. Erik Karlsson – Team Sweden
  9. Tyler Seguin – Team Canada
  10. Evgeni Malkin – Team Russia
  11. Johnathan Drouin – Team North America
  12. Artemi Panarin – Team Russia
  13. Filip Forsberg – Team Sweden
  14. Marian Hossa – Team Europe
  15. Nathan MacKinnon – Team North America
  16. Joe Pavelski – Team USA
  17. Johnny Gaudreau – Team North America
  18. Jakub Voracek – Team Czech Republic
  19. Henrik Sedin – Team Sweden
  20. Jamie Benn – Team Canada
  21. David Krejci – Team Czech Republic
  22. Auston Matthews – Team North America
  23. Mikkel Boedker – Team Europe
  24. Mikael Granlund – Team Finland
  25. Brent Burns – Team Canada

Ok so we know there will be some controversy over some of these picks.  Why not share whom you think the top 5 point producers will be with us on twitter @hockeyfanatics.   Use the hashtags #WorldCupHockey and #hockeyfanatic.  We will compile a list of the fans picks for the top 25 scorers for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and share them in a future post.