From Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch:
The Jackets are bigger and better, tougher and stronger. They have an edge. It is their new identity.
The softest team in the league has been remade. Howson was patient enough to wait until he could do it right.
Read the entire article here.
Arace is on point when he writes that the Jackets now have a whole new look. The team has solidified their defense and now look far more like a Ken Hitchcock team than they did before July 1. Give Scott Howson credit for being bold in his maneuvers.