Victor Hedman surprised everyone with a phenomenal fantasy performance last season as he posted 55 points, 53 penalty minutes and a +5 rating in 75 games for the Lightning.
The Toronto Star estimated that a new hockey franchise in Toronto would cost over $1 billion to create when considering expansion fees, new arena costs and a territorial payment to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Scott Kosmachuk is a prospect to watch as he enters his first professional season within the Winnipeg Jets organization, as the 20 year-old has excelled since being taken in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft.
Ryan Johansen and the Blue Jackets are still in the midst of an intense contract standoff as Columbus hopes to sign their young star to a bridge deal, while Johansen says he deserves a long, lucrative deal.
33 year-old Kevin Bieksa isn't worried about his age or the rest of his veteran teammates, saying the Canucks old timers and newfound youngsters will make for a balanced team this fall.
David Perron meshed superbly with his new teammates in Edmonton last season and will look to build off of his 57 point and 90 penalty minute campaign.
Martin Jones put forth a terrific rookie season in 2013-14 and could be a viable fantasy option in net if Jonathan Quick does not recovery quickly from his off-season wrist surgery.
Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo plans to let his three healthy goaltenders battle it out for the starting role in the pre-season.
The Red Wings gave Tomas Tatar a lucrative contract extension earlier this summer, and are expecting the 23 year-old to be a regular 20-goal scorer in return.
Justin Schultz received high praise from his General Manager Craig MacTavish after signing his one year contract extension with the Oilers on Friday.
Devante Smith-Pelly seems poised to stick around with the Ducks this season after spending most of the past two seasons in the minors.
Eric Staal got back on the ice Friday for an informal skate and said he felt good after having off-season surgery to repair a core muscle injury.
Wild coach Mike Yeo said Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom and Darcy Kuemper have a chance to win the No. 1 job.
Sheldon Brookbank will reportedly attend training camp with the Calgary Flames on a tryout.
Zach Hamill has agreed to a one-year contract with HPK to play in Finland.