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It has been repeated emphatically and often by Brian Burke that he believes in building a team in a certain way; a group of talented, scoring top six forwards and a bottom six of gritty, hard-hitting checkers.  Burke also believes in the importance of getting your goaltender situation figured out, then building up your blue-line.  Since he has already taken care of those two factors in the first season and a half, he is ready to work on the forward group until he gets it right. His recent acquisition of Kris Versteeg from the Chicago Blackhawks is definitely a step in the right direction.  Versteeg will fit nicely into a top six role, and since he is so versatile, he can play any of the forward positions.  With his strong stick handling, scoring touch, and fe ...

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