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Breaking down the toughest picks, rising stars on NHL top 100 list (3:47)

ESPN's Emily Kaplan and Greg Wyshynski present their toughest picks and players to watch in the NHL top 100 list. (3:47)

The 2020-21 NHL season begins on Wednesday. While you've certainly read a great many team previews, brushed up on on-ice and roster rule changes, gotten angry at our top 100 players ranking, checked out the fantasy hockey draft kit, and perused the best futures bets for this season, there are a few questions remaining.