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Question Of The Day: Who's Got The Better Top 4 D?

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In the spirit of Oren Koules's recent "best top six forwards in the league" proclamation, Thrasher blogger Ben Wright (via Puck Daddy, and far more measured than Koules, natch) throws the following out for discussion in the wake of Atlanta's acquisition of blueliner Mathieu Schneider from Anaheim:
"With the additions of Schneider and [Ron] Hainsey during the off-season and the returns of Tobias Enstrom and Niclas Havelid the Thrashers now have a very respectable group of top-four defensemen that is arguably the strongest foursome in the Southeast Division." [Emphasis mine]
Puck Daddy laments that the "[s]cary part is that he might be right," but I'm not so sure. And while the Panthers probably have a legitimate claim to that title, we'll focus on the team on whom we tend to focus around here and pit the Caps top four against Atlanta's. Here's the tale of the tape:

Atlanta
  1. Mathieu Schneider: 39 years old; 12G, 27A, +22 in 65 games for Anaheim in 2007-08; $5.625m cap hit in 2008-09
  2. Ron Hainsey: 27 years old; 8G, 24A, -7 in 78 games for Columbus in 2007-08; $4.5m cap hit in 2008-09
  3. Niclas Havelid: 35 years old; 1G, 13A, +2 in 81 games for Atlanta in 2007-08; $2.7m cap hit in 2008-09
  4. Tobias Enstrom: 23 years old; 5G, 33A, -5 in 82 games for Atlanta in 2007-08; $900k cap hit in 2008-09
Washington
  1. Mike Green: 22 years old; 18G, 38A, +6 in 82 games for Washington in 2007-08; $5.25m cap hit in 2008-09
  2. Tom Poti: 31 years old; 2G, 27A, +9 in 71 games for Washington in 2007-08; $3.5m cap hit in 2008-09
  3. Shaone Morrisonn: 25 years old; 1G, 9A, +4 in 76 games for Washington in 2007-08; $1.975m cap hit in 2008-09
  4. Jeff Schultz: 22 years old; 5G, 13A, +12 in 72 games for Washington in 2007-08; $750k cap hit in 2008-09
There are plenty more numbers out there to bring to the table, but let's start the discussion here - who are you taking for 2008-09, the Thrashers top four or the Caps'?