Renovation Watch: First impressions


The NHL's first three days of action gave the hockey world a taste of what's to come from the league's most dramatically altered teams. So which ones are looking good and which ones might want to buy a new decorator? [more]

Winnipeg Jets face two tough road swings and two huge home opportunities

The Jets really don't have much of a reason to complain, even if their schedule is predictably imbalanced. They'll need to survive two lengthy sets of away games and take advantage of two similarly fortuitous homestands to make the playoffs in their first year in Winnipeg. [more]

Hurricanes could make playoffs if they survive a potentially disastrous March

Unlike last season, Carolina's schedule is pretty reasonable - except in almost the entire month of March. If they can weather that storm, the Hurricanes might be back in the playoffs again. [more]