Scott Burnside looks at five NHL surprises waiting to happen this season, including breakout scorers and a pair of Western Conference teams to watch.
Craig Custance examines each team in the Atlantic Division as the NHL realigns. Can the Bruins maintain their momentum after a tough Cup finals loss and several key departures? And will the Red Wings rise with new addition Daniel Alfredsson?
Chad Johnson earned his first NHL shutout in his Phoenix debut and the Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 4-0 on Monday night.
Forward Dustin Penner has agreed to a one-year, $3.25 million contract to remain with the Los Angeles Kings.