Photo: Justin Faulk (28) started the 2011-12 season in the NHL and made three appearances before being returned to Charlotte Checkers of the AHL. Selected in the second round of the 2010 NHL Draft, Faulk is considered to be physically ready for the NHL. (Photo courtesy of Jamie Kellner)
After years of struggling to build a solid prospect base, the Carolina Hurricanes seem to have depth in about every position in their system. The key, of course, will be taking that depth and turning it in to NHL talent – a task that has seemingly proved difficult for the Canes.