We have officially entered the stretch run of the 2010-2011 NHL regular season. This is the time for teams that are already in contention to tweak what they have to their needs, and for teams on the outside to do whatever they can to get in.
Improvements must be made in order for all teams to go on viable runs for the Stanley Cup.
This slideshow will examine the needs of 10 teams in each the Eastern and Western Conference.
Although it is quite difficult to predict which teams battling for a playoff position will qualify, I tried to make a fair assessment to the best of my abilities.
My apology to fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Wild and Atlanta Thrashers.