Phoenix Coyotes' Antoine Vermette (50) looks to pass against Chicago Blackhawks' Michael Frolik (67) during the third period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago, Thursday, April 19, 2012. The Coyotes won 3-2.
Phoenix Coyotes' Antoine Vermette (50) controls the puck against Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp (10) during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Chicago, Monday, April 23, 2012.
Patrick Kane belongs on the right wing and not at center, according to the Daily Herald's Tim Sassone.
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The Blackhawks have a number of issues to address this off-season, but two stand out above all else: the power play and finally landing a legitimate second line center. Veteran hockey writer Tim Sassone says its clear that Marcus Kruger simply is not the answer as a top-three center, and Patrick Kane and is an all-star at right wing and should stay there and not play center, where he was knocked off the puck frequently in the playoffs.