Goaltending could keep the Tampa Bay Lightning from pursuing the Stanley Cup. But that's a problem the Bruins and four other teams don't have. E.J. Hradek lists his top five netminders, headlined by the B's Tim Thomas.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed free agent defensemen Paul Martin and Zbynek Michalek to five-year contracts after failing to reach terms with Sergei Gonchar, who played with them for five seasons, and Dan Hamhuis.