The Columbus Blue Jackets needed the most out of any team in the NHL this offseason, that much was evident after a woeful 2011-12 season in which they boasted a convincing, league-worst 65 points.
They got off to a quick lead among their NHL counterparts with the selection of defenseman Ryan Murray.
His experience is unparalleled in his draft class. He arrived in the WHL in 2009 and has been a full-time player there ever since.
Murray's been a captain in virtually every level he's played in, and he's bringing those leadership qualities to the Blue Jackets. He's become a polished