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Friday Daily Puck: Stars Shine, Sharks Abandoned on Long Island

The Stars showed the Pens why the West is still best, but the Isles showed there's a new player in town.

2014-2015 Capitals Preview: New Leader Trotz Out To D.C.

The defensively-averse Alex Ovechkin may be tasked with delivering stronger two-way play under new coach Barry Trotz, but he still figures to get his points one way or another.

NHL Barometer: Stamkos is Back

A healthy Steven Stamkos will make the Lightning a very tough out in the playoffs.

Frozen Fantasy: Desperation Moves

With Patrick Kane likely done for the rest of the regular season, Janet Eagleson speculates that a similarly skilled young forward could be lurking as his replacement in the interim.

NHL Barometer: Trade Deadline Fallout

Steven Stamkos was activated off injured reserve Thursday, but he returns to a Lightning lineup that looks radically after the trade deadline.

Frozen Fantasy: Get Aggressive

With the stretch run coming after the Olympic break, it's time to begin aggressively targeting categories where you can make up a lot of ground.

NHL Barometer: Backes Carries Blues

David Backes may not get the publicity of other centers, but with 174 hits and 38 blocked shots, he plays a complete game.

From the Pressbox: Midseason Power Rankings

The Blackhawks are on top, and now they're getting the services of Corey Crawford again.

Neutral Zone Wrap: The Lonely Islanders

Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen have given those on the Island hope that they might win a playoff series this season.

Frozen Fantasy: Familiar Face, Old Place

After Ted Nolan returned as the Sabres' bench boss this week, the Blackhawks acquired a familiar face and brought Kris Versteeg back to the Windy City. Janet Eagleson takes a closer look at the impact of those changes.

NHL Barometer: Flyin' in Philly

Brayden Schenn has been on a tear as the Flyers try to dig themselves out of an early season hole.

From the Pressbox: Top Lines & Pairings - Eastern Conference

Phil Kessel is the leading scorer for the Leafs, but will the addition of David Clarkson's toughness help push them over the top?

Shots on Goal: Top 9 Early Look - Metropolitan Division

Who is going to be John Tavares' new wingman? Peter Maingot breaks down the Isles' top-three lines, along with those of the other teams in the Metropolitan Division.

Morning Skate: Schneider's Shocking Trade

Cory Schneider is now a Devil. Dan and Janet break down that trade, and the other run-up items leading to the NHL Draft.

NHL Injury Analysis: Flames Doused

Alex Tanguay is the latest Flames player to go down with an injury in yet another lost season for Calgary.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Leaf Them Alone

The Maple Leafs are benefitting from the shortened season. Evan Berofsky breaks them and others down this week.

From the Pressbox: Early Surprises

Scott Harnell's broken foot is one of the reasons why the Flyers are off to such a poor start.

Frozen Fantasy: Little Black Book

Once upon a time, Janet Eagleson turned Marc-Andre Bergeron into Jonathan Toews. How did she do it? It's all about paying attention to the details...

From the Pressbox: 30 Cities, 30 Topics

Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues are off to a wonderful start.

NHL Schedule Analysis: Back-to-Back Twice

Montreal (and Carey Price) and Dallas have arduous schedules due to the timing of their games this week.

Shots on Goal: Early Look - Southeast Division

Who is joining Alexander Ovechkin for the Caps this year?

Neutral Zone Wrap: Skater Tiers

Evan Berofsky breaks down the playoff skaters into tiers, and thinks that the Penguins will win the Cup.

NHL Schedule Analysis: Division Drop-Offs

What are the schedules like for those in tight division races this week?

Neutral Zone Wrap: Parts In a Machine

When something breaks (like a player), try to fix it with a similar, interchangeable part.

2011 Nashville Predators Team Preview: Nashville Looks to Improve on 2010 Late Season Success

An In-depth look at the 2011 Nashville Predators

2011 Capitals Team Preview: Is This the Year for the Capitals?

An in-depth look at the Washington Capitals heading into the 2011-2012 season.

Shots on Goal: Early Look - Central Division

Brian Rafalski retired this offseason - who will take his place on the power play?

Neutral Zone Wrap: NHL Offseason Review

The Flyers got the goaltender they desired, but it cost them both Jeff Carter (pictured) and Mike Richards in order to make the cap room.

Shots on Goal: Early Look - Southeast Division

Tomas Vokoun has found a new home in Washington.

The Daily Puck: Dropping Saturday's Puck

Whether Vincent Lecavalier's retaliatory slash on P.K. Subban was justified is questionable. There's no questioning the pain delivered, though.