General managers mortgaged millions of dollars and committed to longer terms than most marriages during the first week of free agency. Here's a look at where the Eastern Conference teams stack up.
At the All-Star break, Scott Burnside reviews the Eastern Conference and predicts how each team will finish the season.
Scott Burnside previews the 2006-07 season for the Atlanta Thrashers.
Meanwhile, what questions linger in the Eastern Conference? Scott Burnside comes up with a few answers.
Instead of fanning the flames, why can't owners and players work on extinguishing a lockout?