This, in better times, would have stood up as one cracker of a line.

Strength. Skill. Size.

Everything you could want.

These three gents are considered to be premier forwards in the National Hockey League. And now they actually are together — at the bottom of the plus-minus charts.

Centre Eric Staal, minus-18, is ranked 696th overall. Dead. Last.

Left-winger Rick Nash, minus-12, is tied for 694th.

Right-winger Jarome Iginla, minus-10, is tied for 686th.