Craig Custance examines each team in the Metropolitan Division as the NHL realigns. Can the Caps keep up after a quiet offseason? And, even after losing Ilya Kovalchuk and David Clarkson, are the Devils actually trending up?
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...
Matthew Wuest of CapGeek.com looks at no-trade (NTC) and no-movement (NMC) clauses in NHL contracts. They're all over the league, and as a result, teams like the Bruins, Flames, Canucks and Devils are hindered in their future-building efforts.
On a night where all eyes would be on the revenge game between the Penguins and Bruins in Boston, E.J. Hradek writes that another controversial hit, this time in the Ducks-Blackhawks game, is what the NHL is talking about.