"As far as our on-ice progress, there is still a lot of evaluating going on in a lot of ways and there are some exciting things to be a part of. I mean, we have five young studs on [defense]. You just can't get these guys anymore unless you get them through the system. We have five guys on [defense] and the sky is the limit as far as potential for these guys. And we have a great goaltender. I think it really all starts there. Moving forward that's exciting for me. I think that's a great template to start from."