The "dump and chase" style of hockey may be on its last legs as more players and coaches find value in controlled zone entries. Zach Parise recently added his name to the list of those ready to move on from the dump in.
Dustin Byfuglien will remain at forward for the Winnipeg Jets, while Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks heads back to defense. As two of the most versatile players in the game, they'll be tested in their new/old roles
For the last five-plus weeks, Eye on Hockey has gone team-by-team to evaluate each team's core players. To wrap up our offseason series, here's a look at the very best core groups in the league, plus notes on a few others.
The over/unders for team point totals heading into the NHL's 2014-15 regular season are in. Not surprisingly, the Bruins and Blackhawks have the highest expected totals, while the Sabres have the lowest.