The club’s executive VP of hockey operations, Joe Sakic, admits he had concerns about his defense during the summer before the season started.
“Going into the season, was it a question mark? Yes, we’re not going to lie about that,” Sakic told ESPN.com. “But the guys have played well. Now, if people are looking at our blue line, I believe our blue line as a unit has earned the respect of being a pretty good group.”
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