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?
Clarke MacArthur scored on a penalty shot, Ryan Miller made 36 saves, and Tyler Myers scored his first NHL goal to help keep the Buffalo Sabres undefeated in regulation with a 6-3 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
Ryan Smyth, Milan Hejduk and Wojtek Wolski scored shootout goals for Colorado, and goalie Peter Budaj stopped Clarke MacArthur on Buffalo's last chance in the shootout to give the Avalanche a 2-1 win over the Sabres on Saturday night.
Bob Clarke is no stranger to criticism, but the Flyers general manager seemed to take exception to the disparaging remarks he's received over the past few days for signing Canucks center Ryan Kesler to an offer sheet.