Defense. That is one of the big reasons why the Nashville Predators had a huge playoff run last season. They easily had one of the deepest blue lines in the NHL and that will indeed be the case next season.
Lets break it down like this:
The Usual Suspects: PK Subban, Roman Josi,, Ryan Ellis
The New Comer: Alexei Emelin,
Nice Depth: Yannick Weber, Matt Irwin, Petter Granberg
The Future: Dante Fabbro, Samuel Girard, Frederic Allard, Jack Dougherty
This is STACKED.