A crazy first day of free agency in the NHL was highlighted by defensemen re-signing or changing teams for big money, writes E.J. Hradek.
Most of the shoppers at the NHL trade deadline are after the same thing. But how much are they willing to pay?
Who's for sale on the NHL trade market? Would you believe life-long Ranger Brian Leetch is among the many?
Because the Devils stuck together and played for one another, they found a way to beat the Senators.
Down in the series 3-1, the Senators had the Devils right where they wanted them -- or so it seems.
Pat Burns watched an overtime mistake cost his team in Game 6. Another and the series will be over.
The Devils are 8-0 -- and are treated more kindly by officials -- when they play host in the playoffs.
Despite not playing in an NHL game since April 5, Jason Spezza gave the Sens a spark they needed.
After falling into a 3-1 hole in the East finals, a few things about the Senators have become clear.
As usual in a big game, Martin Brodeur was there to keep things close in Game 4.
For two series, the Senators got by with lackluster play. But they can't if they expect to beat the Devils.
Devils coach Pat Burns tinkered with his lineup and won Game 2. Now, it's Jacques Martin's turn.
The Devils are taking their cue from the Boy Scouts as they look toward their series with the Senators.
Coming off some sour Game 7 picks, E.J. Hradek goes back to the prognostication well once again.
Strong power-play and penalty-killing units can take even an ordinary team a long way.
Which teams will be buying and selling at the NHL's trade deadline? For the answer, check the standings.