Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby both face tests this season in trying to revive franchises whose failures led to wholesale changes this past offseason, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.
Scott Burnside looks at five NHL surprises waiting to happen this season, including breakout scorers and a pair of Western Conference teams to watch.
Scott Burnside looks at five big storylines to watch during the 2014-15 season, including imbalance between the conferences, Mike Babcock's contract situation and changes to the NHL's international calendar.
With training camps open across the hockey landscape, Scott Burnside looks at the seven biggest offseason storylines.
Claude Giroux feels he is ready for the heady challenge of taking on the Philadelphia Flyers' captaincy, writes Scott Burnside.
Although the Sidney Crosby story, at least the one we expected, was interrupted, his story hasn't stopped, Scott Burnside writes.
Scott Burnside answers the biggest questions for the shortened 2013 season.
Scott Burnside previews 10 players with major expectations in this shortened season.
As the 2011-12 regular season begins Thursday, the city of Vancouver and its team will try to move forward and find a measure of redemption for the way last season ended.
2011-12 NHL preview: Scott Burnside takes a look at the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Could those usual goaltending questions hanging over the Flyers have been solved in one game? Sergei Bobrovsky may have given Philly fans some hope.
The opening of the Penguins' new arena tells fans in every NHL market one important thing: They matter.
2010-11 NHL preview: Scott Burnside takes a look at the Pittsburgh Penguins.