Trying to figure out which teams will benefit from the NHL lockout is an exercise in speculation.
However, there are certain characteristics that will favor certain clubs in the shortened season.
Factors like veteran leadership, coaching, shootout proficiency and remaining competitive could all be huge factors that would help a team in a shortened season.
All of those factors are mitigated by talent and team health.
Here's a look at six teams that stand to benefit from this year's adjusted schedule.