Claude Giroux returned to Flyers practice for some light skating and shooting. He was expected to be out two weeks after getting injured on the first day of practice, but it looks like he's a week ahead of schedule on that front.
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.