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.
2yRegardless of the teams' records, Boston vs. Montreal always reaches a high level of intensity.
2yChris Bourque and the Bruins third line has its work cut out when it plays Montreal tonight.
2yThe Bell Centre in Montreal -- especially on the Boston side of the B's-Habs rivalry -- is a tough place to make your NHL debut, so Claude Julien is trying to make to make it easy for Ryan Spooner.
2yPhil Kessel and Alex Ovechkin as brothers in arms? Ugh.
2ySo it appears Brad Marchand will miss tonight's game against Montreal with an upper body injury after all.
2yHere's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, February 6.
2yThe Bruins and Canadiens meet for the first time this season, and first place just so happens to be on the line. Expect the usual emotion-filled game we're used to seeing.