What flaws does each Northwest Division team have and what moves can they make to fix these holes?
Plugging Holes: Vancouver Canucks
The Hole:A shutdown defenseman
The Chicago Blackhawks exposed one of Vancouver's few shortcomings in the playoffs -- and its lack of shutdown depth on the blue line will only get worse if the Canucks part ways with unrestricted free agent Willie Mitchell. The Canucks threw the second-fewest hits and yet took the sixth-most minor penalties this past season, and they would benefit most from signing one of the many board-rattling but disciplined free-agent defensemen.
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