Sidney Crosby is favored to win the league's MVP award and scoring title, while oddsmakers seem to love Edmonton Oilers rookie Connor McDavid and not just for the Calder Trophy.
The Calgary Flames made some big moves over the summer to help prevent the regression so many had previously predicted for them following their breakout 2014-15 season.
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 Calgary Flames signed captain Mark Giordano to a new six-year deal with an annual average of $6.75 million.
The Calgary Flames' trade for defenseman Dougie Hamilton was one of the biggest moves of the offseason and might help the team avoid a regression in 2015-16.
The staff at Eye on Hockey is handing out grades for each team's offseason as a whole so far. Up next is the vastly improved Pacific Division.
These five players entering the final year of their contracts could be in line for a big pay day in the very near future.
After the first flurry of free agent signings and trades, here's a look at which players look like the best fits for their new teams.
Dougie Hamilton signed a new six-year deal with the Calgary Flames after being traded by the Boston Bruins at the NHL Draft.
Taking a look at the winners and losers from the first day of the NHL draft. The Buffalo Sabres had a great day. The Boston Bruins did not.

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