Name the Six NHL Teams Due for the Greatest Improvement In 2010-11

August 28th, 2010 by Scott Weldon Leave a reply »
Every season teams fail. They suffer through ignominy and embarrassment with a year full of the type of play that is best forgotten. Yet all those teams come back from the off-season with the chance to put that behind them and achieve greatness. Or at least competence.

The teams that finish last in a season obviously have the most room for improvement. Throw in the fact that they normally "win" an early entry level draft pick and it doubles the chance for those struggling teams in improve greatly.

Last years' last place teams however look like the may struggle for another year.

The Edmonton Oilers managed a league worst 62 points last year. They were rewarded with the first over-all pick in the NHL entry draft and picked up can't miss scoring winger Taylor Hall. He joins a line-up burdened with unrealized potential and has to help what was an anemic offense. A healthy Ales Hemsky has to improve the scoring in Edmonton. 

Yet the Oilers still need a number 1 center, are prepared to let Tom Gilbert and the motionless Ryan Whitney quarterback the power-play while a surly Sheldon Souray languishes in the minors, and have their other big f ...

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