Once one of the deepest teams at center, the Detroit Red Wings are suddenly left
with just Steve Yzerman and checker Kris Draper after Sergei Fedorov left for
Anaheim to sign a five-year, $40 million contract last week.
Of course, Detroit will once again be Western Conference contenders because of
the addition of Derian Hatcher on defense and the return of Dominik Hasek in
goal. But how well the Red Wings fill those holes at center will determine
whether they can be Stanley Cup contenders again.
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