Nicklas Backstrom will make his 2015-16 season debut for the Washington Capitals on Saturday night when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes.
The NHL will open its season with a slate of four games Wednesday night. Here's who made opening night rosters across the league.
There might be a few more still to be made, but Evan Berofsky grades each team's offseason moves, saving his best for the Red Wings and Sabres.
After a summer of drafting, trading and free agency, Peter Maingot assesses what the top three lines of each Metropolitan Division team looks like now.
Mike Hoffman, the Ottawa Senators' leading goal scorer last season, received a one-year, $2 million award in salary arbitration.
The Washington Capitals re-signed Marcus Johansson after he was awarded a one-year, $3.75 million deal in arbitration.
Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby is seeking an $8 million award in salary arbitration, while the Caps countered with a $5.1 million offer. Will the two sides settle this before the hearing?
Derek Stepan and Braden Holtby are the two biggest restricted free agents still left unsigned. Whether they get to arbitration or not, both should be getting substantial raises.
The NHLPA announced the 2015 salary arbitration schedule on Monday. Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals are two of the biggest cases to be decided.
The Anaheim Ducks are a really good team, have two highly paid superstars, and one of the best salary cap situations in the league. That's a great mix.

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