GM Jim Benning made a lot of moves over the summer, but not a lot of them were very popular among Vancouver Canucks fans. Ryan Miller may be the key to keeping them in playoff contention this year.
After a summer of drafting, trading and free agency, Peter Maingot assesses what the top three lines of each Pacific Division team looks like as camps open.
The Anaheim Ducks appear poised for another successful season in the Pacific Division. With a returning veteran core and experience added to the bottom six, the Ducks could push for their first title since 2007.
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.
This week's Friday top-five looks at the best general managers in the league, including Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman.
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.
After their most recent trade on Tuesday the Vancouver Canucks don't really seem to have a short-term or long-term plan.
Ryan Kesler signed a six-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday. It will pay him more than $6.8 million per year.
Vancouver Canucks fans were none too pleased to find out that GM Jim Benning could have traded Ryan Miller, but decided to trade the popular Eddie Lack instead.
The Anaheim Ducks are a really good team, have two highly paid superstars, and one of the best salary cap situations in the league. That's a great mix.

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