The Canada-USA Rivalry Series drew 13,000-plus fans in Anaheim last week, setting a record for American soil. The NWHL sold out its All-Star Game. Is it a sign it's time for the NHL to invest in a unified women's pro league?
The Central Division has a host of teams in the playoff picture and wild-card hunt, and the Avalanche are still the division's best bet to hoist the Stanley Cup. The margin between Colorado and the next-best Central club isn't all that big, however.
Ilya Kovalchuk's return to the NHL has been a rollercoaster over the past two seasons. Now that he's playing well, what will his next contract look like?
The Tampa Bay Lightning still look like one of the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, but they can't afford to have a repeat of last year. Will the Lightning make any moves at the deadline this year to shake things up?
The New York Rangers have to worry about a few top players becoming free agents this summer. With the trade deadline coming up, what the Blueshirts do at the deadline will influence where they spend.
Patrik Laine now has the seventh-most career goals by age 22 in NHL history. Does he get enough credit for how good he’s been at this age?
The Columbus Blue Jackets have lost Seth Jones indefinitely to an ankle injury. Can the team still make the playoffs without him? Should they be buyers at the trade deadline?