While the initial rush of NHL free agency occurred in July, the uncertainty brought upon by the lockout means several veteran players remain without jobs. Teams with holes to fill are left in limbo while the two sides continue to argue about who's greedier. So which of these teams desperately need to add some physicality to their rosters?
You'll find all types of opinions on what constitutes a "physical" player. It doesn't necessarily mean the guy has to drop the gloves all the time.
However, it does mean he'll stick up for his teammates. He's also someone you can trust to win a battle in the corner or in front of the net, which is a lot of the time the difference between winning and losing.
We're going to look at three different teams that are lacking in those areas, and pair each one of them up with a current unrestricted free agent that fits what they need.