What's in, what's out for 2018 in the NHL

The wild success of Connor McDavid and the Oilers was one of the biggest stories in 2017. In 2018? That's old hat. We're on to former Oiler Taylor Hall and the high-flying Devils now. Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images

Happy New Year!

While 2017 was certainly a great year for hockey, 2018 could be even better. Here are a handful of things that are so 2017, along with what will replace them now that we're officially into the new calendar year.