The Chicago Blackhawks sure could use a solid center on their second line. That's been a familiar lament for the past several seasons. Is GM Stan Bowman going to address the issue this summer, or does he believe that he already has the solution in house?
Bowman thought he had the answer a season ago, as we came to find out as training camp approached. Patrick Kane slid into the middle for portions of the 2011-12 season with mixed results.
Coach Joel Quenneville used a variety of approaches to the second line, leaving a vacancy that begs to be filled on a more permanent basis. Does that get done this summer, or are we in for a rotating committee at the position?
Here are six options at Bowman's disposal to find that elusive piece in the middle.