Hockey Notebook: Western sleepers

Updated: September 25, 2007, 7:36 AM ET
By Sean Allen | Special to ESPN.com

As promised, and just in time for the quickly approaching season, here is the final piece of the offseason look at sleepers and busts: It's your Western Conference sleepers …

Western Conference

Tuomo Ruutu, LW, Blackhawks: With all the buzz surrounding Jonathan Toews and Pat Kane, Ruutu seems to be a forgotten commodity. He managed a relatively healthy season (for him) with 71 games last season and is almost a lock to play wing on the first line. I would not be shocked to see ...

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