The Chicago Blackhawks open the season as the odds on favorite to win the Stanley Cup in 2015-16, according to the folks at Bovada.
Oddsmakers have set the over/under lines for win totals for the 2015-16 season. There are some familiar teams at the top of the list, as you'd guess.
The Ottawa Senators have suspended prospect Mikael Wikstrand after he left training camp this week. General manager Bryan Murray says he can play in a beer league, but other than that he can not play hockey this season.
Daniel Alfredsson is back with the Ottawa Senators organization in a front office role. He will be the senior advisor of hockey operations.
Dany Heatley, a two-time 50-goal scorer in the NHL and Canadian Olympian, has signed with a pro team in Germany.
Buffalo Sabres starting goaltender Robin Lehner is a fan of Swedish death metal, and that has inspired his newest goalie mask.
Veteran goalie Ray Emery will attend training camp with the Tampa Bay Lightning on a tryout basis. The team needs a new backup goalie with Andrei Vasilevskiy sidelined for a couple of months due to a blood clot issue.
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.
The Boston Bruins suffered through a tough 2014-15 season, followed by an offseason full of turnover. After all of that, can they possibly bounce back in 2015-16? Here's three players that can help make it happen.
Sami Salo, who played for the Canucks, Senators and Lightning, will formally retire after missing all of the 2014-15 season with a severe wrist injury.

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