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Plugging Holes: Fixing NHL teams

As the NHL offseason officially gets under way, Insider offers a look into the future by marrying new-school stats with old-school savvy.

The writers of Puck Prospectus have crunched their advanced metrics to identify each team's biggest statistical shortcoming and offer a potential solution. ESPN the Magazine senior writer E.J. Hradek then provides his perspective, relying on his 20 years of covering the NHL to assess potential impact and likelihood.

Every weekday, we'll add a new division, starting with the Atlantic Division.

Atlantic Division

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Northeast Division

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Southeast Division

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Central Division

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Northwest Division

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Pacific Division

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