The Edmonton Oilers have downgraded Andrew Ference from captain to alternate as they transition their leadership roles. The team will have four alternate captains rotating throughout the year with no one wearing the "C."
Every Friday the Eye On Hockey staff will do a top-5 ranking on some NHL-related subject. This Friday we look at five teams that missed the playoffs in 2014-15 and have the best chance to make it back in 2015-16.
Mike Babcock is the top coach available, but he can only end up with one team next season. So who else is going to be available for a new job? Answer: A lot of really good coaches. Here is a roundup of some names to know.