The NHL has suspended Montreal Canadiens defenseman Douglas Murray three games for his illegal check to the head of Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mike Kostka.
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?
Craig Custance takes a look at every team in the Pacific Division and evaluates whether they are trending up, down or remaining neutral.
Craig Custance evaluates the top 35 free agents in the 2013 class, with Vinny Lecavalier leading the way.
The NHL and NHLPA remained at an impasse in the latest round of collective bargaining talks as the deadline for a lockout looms.