Found July 05, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
What I want: I want Jim Rutherford to move aggressively to shore up the defense and build out a decent 3rd line. The premium version of shoring up the defense would include 3 pieces: 1) A top 4 defenseman creating 5 options to fill 4 spots and making for great depth below the top 4; 2) At least 1 if not 2 good defensive forwards with a strong penalty-killing resume to help boost that weakness; 3)...
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