With the NHL season almost halfway complete, we take a look at where teams stand now, compared to where they stood at this point last season. The Islanders are vastly improved, while the Avalanche continue to fall.
The red-hot Chicago Blackhawks have won five straight games, outscoring their opponents 19-8 in that span. Patrick Kane is as lethal as ever, while Kris Versteeg is becoming a top scoring threat. And what about 20-year-old Brandon Saad?
With a month of the 2014-15 NHL season now in the books, it’s time to take an early look at how some key trades made in the offseason are shaping up for the respective teams involved – from a fantasy perspective.
The Canucks were a mess last season under coach John Tortorella, who was unceremoniously fired after one year on the job. With a new coaching staff in place, can Henrik Sedin and company challenge for a playoff berth?