With the NHL 2014 draft now history and all of the best unrestricted free agents signed, general managers must seek other means to improve their rosters for 2014-15. With nearly two months until training camps open in September, plenty of time remains in the offseason to fix their respective roster needs.
For some, glaring holes remain which could be addressed via trade or whatever talent remains in free agency. Others require only minor adjustments. Several clubs have key restricted free agents to re-sign, especially those heading to salary arbitration in the coming weeks.
Here's a look at the roster priority for each NHL club, the best option to address it during the offseason and the potential cost.