NHL Morning Links - Sept. 24


It was a big day on Monday in NHL Insider, as the math wizards from Hockey Prospectus revealed their 2013-14 projected NHL standings. So where will your team finish? Click the link. With that out of the way, let's hit the links around the league.

One of the rising prospects this preseason has been Blue Jackets forward Boone Jenner, and he played another game on the first line for Columbus.

Speaking of trying to make the NHL roster, here's an update on the quest for a roster spot for Hurricanes one hopeful.

On the other end of the professional experience spectrum, veteran G Tim Thomas is trying out for the Panthers, and may play in Thursday's preseason game; it's still too early to tell if he'll make the final roster.

Some distressing news on young Sabres forward Marcus Foligno.

So where will Loui Eriksson line up with the Bruins? Here's another clue.

As expected, the Canucks will start the regular season without the services of Zack Kassian, who injured Sam Gagner with a high-stick recently.

Might the Lightning put third overall pick Jonathan Drouin on their top line with Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis?

The Sharks may not put their top prospect, Tomas Hertl, on the top scoring line, but he appears well on his way to making the team, with the potential of a top-six assignment.

The hamstring injury being endured by Dustin Brown has now officially become a concern for the Kings.

The Flyers are looking to stir up some trade interest in D Andrej Meszaros (and his $4 million cap hit).

With the signing of Brenden Morrow, here's a guess on where he fits in to the depth chart.

According to this report, the Flames may be without Mike Cammalleri for significant time at the start of the season.