Which NHL teams are set up for the most success in 2017-18 and beyond? According to our panel of experts, it's the Chicago Blackhawks. Check out the full list, and analysis of each team, in the Future Power Rankings.
The Sabres, Flames, Hurricanes, Jets and Predators are all long shots to win the Stanley Cup. Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus explains what must go right for each of them to contend for a playoff spot.
In ESPN The Magazine's One Day One Game Issue, Craig Custance writes that Sidney Crosby is healthy, back in MVP form and carrying his wounded team into the playoffs. But is the clock running out for The Kid and the Pens' Stanley Cup hopes?