After acquiring James Neal in a trade and then losing Mike Fisher to injury, the Predators may have to dip in their increasingly rich prospect system to fix their depth problems.
The Predators bolstered their blueline at a discounted rate by signing recent buyout recipient Anton Volchenkov to a one-year, $1 million deal.
As Mike Johnston, a hugely successful junior hockey coach, takes over the Penguins, he'll start with his share of skeptics.
The Penguins have their man ... again. The team announced on Wednesday that Portland Winterhawks coach Mike Johnston will take over for the fired Dan Bylsma.
What should the Panthers do with the first overall draft pick this year? They could take strong defenseman Aaron Ekblad, or a top forward, or try and trade the pick for a high-value package in return.
Drew Doughty and Ryan McDonagh are among the best defensemen under the age of 25 in the NHL and now they have the Stanley Cup Final as their showcase. It won't be long before most NHL defensemen look like them.
Pat Brisson, once believed to be a favorite to take over the Penguins as GM, says he won't be pursuing the job as he plans to remain as a player agent.
When it comes time for Nathan MacKinnon to pick up his Calder Trophy, his entire shift that ended in a goal in Montreal on Tuesday will top the highlight reel.
The Olympic break comes this week and the 3/4 mark of the season comes with it. Going into the stretch, here is how the award races stack up.
Which youngsters are looking like decent Fantasy options? Dan Pennucci digs deep in his latest edition of Blue Line Buzz.

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