- Tim Kavanagh, Fantasy and Insider
One of the big stories this offseason has been the potential for a new contract for three key New York Rangers: G Henrik Lundqvist, RW Ryan Callahan and D Dan Girardi. All three are entering the final year on their current deal. Here's an update on the Lundqvist front, and here's a post considering whether the Rangers should give him an 8-year deal.
Though he endured a number of significant injuries during the Bruins' playoff run, Patrice Bergeron appears to be on track to be healthy for the start of the 2013-14 campaign, and there's new buzz as to which players he'll have on his wings this season.
At least one prominent NHL star is in favor of the NHL taking a hard-line stance against PEDs in the sport.
The Flames have some interesting trade bait for this season, including Michael Cammalleri, Dennis Wideman and Lee Stempniak. Meanwhile, Cammalleri, Wideman, Mark Giordano and Curtis Glencross are amongst potential captains for the club.