Marc-Andre Fleury says that the Penguins lost "two big parts" of their team when defensemen Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik signed with the Capitals on July 1.
One way or another, Evgeny Kuznetsov will make an impact on the Capitals this season.
The Blues have been among the NHL's best teams in the regular-season since 2012, but have had limited success in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now the pressure is on for a deep run in the postseason.
Teemu Selanne has retired from the NHL, but a $10M offer from a Helsinki-based KHL team has Selanne considering a return to the ice.