WHERE THEY'LL FINISH
It seems too much to ask for so many fresh faces to become a team. And if Carolina and Buffalo taught us anything, it's that the team is the answer. Fifth in the Northeast, 12th in the East.
BUZZ FACTORStock down. Fans stay away in droves in this Original Six city, put off by arrogant owners and an underachieving product on the ice. It'll take more than a big defenseman to get them back, something like winning a playoff series.