Craig Custance writes about the Vancouver Canucks' rocky start before diving into his mailbag, answering questions on David Backes, Claude Giroux and the loaded Central division.
Two Ducks and one Kings player were chosen to the NHL All-Star Game.
The Devils only have one All-Star, while the Rangers send two and the Islanders have only one in the skills competition.
E.J. Hradek ranks the NHL's top 10 puck-moving defensemen, taking into account who can best lead a team to the Stanley Cup.
There are 16 teams in the playoffs, but only six have a legitimate shot at skating away with Lord Stanley's Cup.