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?
Sean Allen assesses the fantasy fallout of the recent trades that shuffled goaltenders in and out of time-shares, power-play defensemen moving into new situations and a handful of role-playing forwards who could land top-six roles.
The NHL announced Tuesday the remaining 36 players and 12 rookies chosen by the league's hockey operations department to take part in this month's All-Star festivities that include the traditional game and skills competitions