Second time should be a charm for the Lightning: After falling in the Stanley Cup Finals last year, they're Haggs' pick to win it all.
There are a couple noticeable changes coming to the NHL this season, and you won't find many - if any - people upset about them.
With the season opener about 48 hours away, here are five bold predictions for the Boston Bruins in the 2015-16 season.
3yJonathan Quick doesn't come from a place known for producing great hockey players, but he's showing that greatness can come from anywhere.
3yPeter Chiarelli confirms that much-maligned defenseman Joe Corvo will not be back with the Bruins.
3yDaniel Paille signs a three-year extension on Friday and looks forward to a larger role with the Bruins.
3yTim Thomas informs the Bruins he may sit out the 2012-2013 season, adding a new wrinkle to the Bruins' offseason plans.
3yFelger and Mazz are wondering if Tim Thomas is done with the Bruins unless they give him a "monster" deal.
3yPeter Chiarelli says he's operating under the premise that there's a strong possibility that Tim Thomas will not be on the Bruins next season.
3yNew Hampshire native and Devils defenseman Mark Fayne had a chance to score the game-winner in Game 1 but missed wide.