There are going to be a lot of new faces in new places as there is every year in the NHL. Here's a look at the new acquisitions, big and small, that could be particularly interesting to watch when training camps start.
With the success of the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks over the last five years, the NHL's balance of power has shifted westward. This year's free agent frenzy proved that this arms race is only heating up.
With adjusted expectations for free agency -- players will be overpaid -- it's time to note there were a lot of good deals signed this so far this summer, mostly because teams weren't giving out long terms.