Eliminated from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Islanders, Maple Leafs, Capitals and Canadiens begin their offseasons seeking solutions and fixes for better results in 2013-14. But where do the answers lie? Craig Custance examines.
Should we believe in Montreal's worst-to-first turnaround in the East? Craig Custance explores how the Habs have climbed to the top of the standings and whether that success can be sustained in the season's second half.
Craig Custance dives into his mailbag to examine a question on how teams can get the best value on their player contracts and whether the Montreal Canadiens may have erred in their deal with P.K. Subban.
Minnesota Wild forward Dany Heatley is off to a scorching start, rebounding to his previous star status. And he's not alone. Craig Custance looks at a pack of revitalized scorers early in the 2013 season.
With the release of Grant Sonier's Top 30 NHL draft prospects list, Craig Custance chats with an NHL scout and Blue Jackets president John Davidson about the top six prospects for 2013 and where they may best fit at the NHL level.
If the NHL season ever gets underway, unsigned restricted free agents like Jamie Benn and Michael Del Zotto will need to expedite negotiations on a new contract, which could be complicated by the new CBA.
With the 2012-13 season creeping closer, Hockey Prospectus and Craig Custance examine the rosters of every NHL team to see who is on the rise, who is declining and who could shine for the first time in the season ahead.