We weren't sure what to make of Tampa Bay's summer moves during the preseason. Now? It looks like another brilliant set of transactions by GM Steve Yzerman, Julien BriseBois & Co. Here's how every team's offseason acquisitions look now.
The host Lightning will have four players in the All-Star Game later this month: Nikita Kucherov, Victor Hedman, Andrei Vasilevskiy and Steven Stamkos. James Neal and Marc-Andre Fleury give Las Vegas its first two ASG nods.
The turn of the new year means it's time for NHL teams to start devising plans for the trade deadline. Will they be buyers, sellers or wait to see how things play out in the coming weeks? Here's a snapshot on top assets and game plans for Eastern teams.