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?
Craig Custance explores whether the NHL could adopt the NBA's "amnesty" model when the new CBA is negotiated and provides five contracts that teams may want to offload, including those of stars Roberto Luongo and Alex Ovechkin.
Scott Gomez and Marc-Andre Bergeron scored in the first period to give Montreal its first two-goal lead of the season, sending the Canadiens on to a 5-1 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Scott Gomez deflected a shot past New York Islanders backup goalie Wade Dubielewicz early in the third period, and the New York Rangers earned a split of the home-and-home series with a 4-1 victory Thursday night.