Continuing our look at how teams are trending in the new divisions, we move to the new-look Central. How will the defending champs adapt to their new competition? Central Division Average team point total last season: 53 2012-13 playoff teams...
Corey Pronman redrafted the 2008 NHL draft. He believes the Tampa Bay Lightning would again select center Steven Stamkos with the No. 1 overall selection, but star D-man Erik Karlsson now clearly belongs among the top three.
Negotiations between hockey owners and players are going so well that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says he's "pleased with the process" -- even if he has been left outside the latest rounds of discussions.
The Hockey Hall of Fame addressed some longtime omissions by admitting Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe on Tuesday, but the stats say three former stars, led by a pair of Americans, are more than worthy of enshrinement.