2013 NHL Season Preview

By Adam Gretz and Brian Stubits
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With the NHL and NHLPA agreeing to a new CBA, it's time to take a look at what each team did last offseason.

CBSSports.com hockey writers Adam Gretz and Brian Stubits preview each team and outline what to expect.

Gretz and Stubits ranked each team in their predicted order of finish

2013 NHL Season Preview
Eastern Conference
1

2011-12 Record: 49-29-4 (102 PTS)
Key additions: Aaron Johnson
Key losses: Tim Thomas, Greg Zanon, Joe Corvo, Benoit Pouliot
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2

2011-12 Record: 51-25-6 (108 PTS)
Key additions: Brandon Sutter, Tomas Vokoun, Tanner Glass
Key losses: Jordan Staal, Steve Sullivan, Zbynek Michalek, Arron Asham
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3

2011-12 Record: 51-24-7 (109 PTS)
Key additions: Rick Nash, Arron Asham, Taylor Pyatt, Jeff Halpern
Key losses: John Mitchell, Ruslan Fedotenko, Jeff Woywitka, Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, John Scott
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4

2011-12 Record: 47-26-9 (103 PTS)
Key additions: Luke Schenn, Bruno Gervais, Ruslan Fedotenko
Key losses: Jaromir Jagr, James vanRiemsdyk, Matt Carle
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5

2011-12 Record: 42-32-8 (92 PTS)
Key additions: Mike Ribeiro, Joey Crabb, Wojtek Wolski, Adam Oates
Key losses: Alexander Semin, Dennis Wideman, Tomas Vokoun, Mike Knuble, Dale Hunter, Jeff Halpern, Keith Aucoin
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6

2011-12 Record: 38-36-8 (84 PTS)
Key additions: Anders Lindback, Matt Carle, Sami Salo, B.J. Crombeen, Benoit Pouliot
Key losses: Dwayne Roloson, Bruno Gervais
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7

2011-12 Record: 33-33-16 (82 PTS)
Key additions: Alexander Semin, Jordan Staal, Joe Corvo
Key losses:Brandon Sutter, Bryan Allen, Jaroslav Spacek
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8

2011-12 Record: 41-31-10 (92 PTS)
Key additions: Guillaume Latendresse, Mike Lundin, Marc Methot
Key losses: Filip Kuba, Matt Carkner, Zenon Konopka, Nick Foligno
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9

2011-12 Record: 48-28-6 (102 PTS)
Key additions: Krys Barch
Key losses: Zach Parise, Alexei Ponikarovsky
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10

2011-12 Record: 39-32-11 (89 PTS)
Key additions: John Scott, Kevin Porter, Steve Ott
Key losses: Brad Boyes, Derek Roy
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11

2011-12 Record: 38-26-18 (94 PTS)
Key additions: Peter Mueller, George Parros, Filip Kuba
Key losses: Jason Garrison, Mikael Samuelsson, Wojtek Wolski, John Madden, Krys Barch
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12

2011-12 Record: 31-35-16 (78 PTS)
Key additions: Brandon Prust, Colby Armstrong, Francis Bouillon
Key losses: Brad Staubitz
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13

2011-12 Record: 37-35-10 (84 PTS)
Key additions: Olli Jokinen, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Al Montoya
Key losses: Tim Stapleton, Chris Mason, Tanner Glass
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14

2011-12 Record: 35-37-10 (80 PTS)
Key additions: James vanRiemsdyk Jay McClement, Keith Aucoin
Key losses: Luke Schenn, Colby Armstrong, Joey Crabb
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15

2011-12 Record: 34-37-11 (79 PTS)
Key additions: Brad Boyes, Lubomir Visnovsky, Matt Carkner
Key losses: P.A. Parenteau, Al Montoya
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Western Conference
1

2011-12 Record: 51-22-9 (111 PTS) -- Presidents' Trophy
Key additions: Jason Garrison
Key losses: Sami Salo, Aaron Rome, Samuel Pahlsson
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2

2011-12 Record: 49-22-11 (109 PTS)
Key additions: Jeff Woywitka, Andrew Murray
Key losses: Carlo Colaiacovo, B.J. Crombeen
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3

2011-12 Record: 40-27-15 (95 PTS) -- Stanley Cup champions
Key additions: None
Key losses: None
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4

2011-12 Record: 45-26-11 (101 PTS)
Key additions: Michal Rozsival, Sheldon Brookbank
Key losses: Sami Lepisto, Andrew Brunnette, Brandon Morrison, Sean O'Donnell
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5

2011-12 Record: 48-28-6 (102 PTS)
Key additions: Jonas Gustavsson, Jordin Tootoo, Damien Brunner, Mikael Samuelsson, Carlo Colaiacovo
Key losses: Jiri Hudler, Brad Stuart, Nicklas Lidstrom
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6

2011-12 Record: 42-35-5 (89 PTS)
Key additions: Jaromir Jagr, Ray Whitney, Derek Roy, Aaron Rome, Cody Eakin
Key losses: Mike Ribeiro, Steve Ott, Sheldon Souray, Adam Burish
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7

2011-12 Record: 43-29-10 (96 PTS)
Key additions: Adam Burish, Brad Stuart
Key losses: Daniel Winnik, Dominic Moore, Torrey Mitchell, Andrew Murray
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8

2011-12 Record: 42-27-13 (97 PTS)
Key additions: Zbynek Michalek, David Moss, Steve Sullivan, Nick Johnson
Key losses: Ray Whitney, Michal Rozsival, Adrian Aucoin, Taylor Pyatt
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9

2011-12 Record: 35-36-11 (81 PTS)
Key additions: Zach Parise, Ryan Suter, Torrey Mitchell, Zenon Konopka
Key losses: Nick Johnson, Guillaume Latendresse, Mike Lundin
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10

2011-12 Record: 48-26-8 (104 PTS)
Key additions: Chris Mason, Scott Hannan
Key losses:Ryan Suter, Francis Bouillon, Jordin Tootoo, Jack Hillen, Anders Lindback, Alexander Radulov
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11

2011-12 Record: 34-36-12 (80 PTS)
Key additions: Bryan Allen, Sheldon Souray, Daniel Winnik, Brad Staubitz
Key losses: Lubomir Visnovsky, Niklas Hagman, Sheldon Brookbank, George Parros
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12

2011-12 Record: 32-40-10 (74 PTS)
Key additions: Nail Yakupov, Justin Schultz
Key losses: None
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13

2011-12 Record: 41-35-6 (88 PTS)
Key additions: P.A. Parenteau, John Mitchell, Greg Zanon
Key losses: Jay McClement, Peter Mueller, Kevin Porter
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14

2011-12 Record: 37-29-16 (90 PTS)
Key additions: Dennis Wideman, Jiri Hudler, Roman Cervenka
Key losses: Olli Jokinen, Scott Hannan, Tom Kostopoulos, David Moss
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15

2011-12 Record: 29-46-7 (65 PTS)
Key additions: Sergei Bobrovsky, Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Nick Foligno, Adrian Aucoin
Key losses: Rick Nash, Marc Methot, Aaron Johnson
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