The Detroit Red Wings are something of a new look team in 2014-15, showing in their season-opening win over Boston that youth, speed and depth will be their calling cards this season, writes Katie Strang.
Craig Custance examines each team in the Atlantic Division as the NHL realigns. Can the Bruins maintain their momentum after a tough Cup finals loss and several key departures? And will the Red Wings rise with new addition Daniel Alfredsson?
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.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings deemed the United Center's ice satisfactory Wednesday prior to Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series, despite a Rolling Stones concert the night before and high heat and humidity.