This season, the Caps are hoping Karl Alzner can give them more while playing less.
Hurricanes forward Alexander Semin has not yet fully recovered from offseason wrist surgery and is returning to the U.S. for additional rehab.
The Nashville Predators have a new coach in Peter Laviolette after the departure of Barry Trotz. How will they fare in his first year?
According to Pro Hockey Magazine, Nicklas Backstrom is expected to finally receive his silver medal from the 2014 Sochi Games, later this month in Sweden.