With the 2012 NHL Entry Draft now less than two weeks away, National Hockey League teams will already be zeroed in on their biggest draft needs and which players will help solve those their needs.
Every team needs to improve through the draft. It is how organizations are built. While teams will usually select the best player available, no squad is perfect, and every one has specific areas in which they can improve.
This article assesses each NHL team's biggest need in the 2012 Entry Draft. Possible draft options are based on how realistic the acquisition of the players is.