Six organizations will have new coaches behind the bench and will be seeking very different results. For established coaches like Peter Laviolette and Barry Trotz, the transition may be easier, but rookies Willie Desjardins and Mike Johnston could be interesting to watch.
There are going to be a lot of new faces in new places as there is every year in the NHL. Here's a look at the new acquisitions, big and small, that could be particularly interesting to watch when training camps start.
With adjusted expectations for free agency -- players will be overpaid -- it's time to note there were a lot of good deals signed this so far this summer, mostly because teams weren't giving out long terms.