1. New York Rangers – Will Rick Nash return to being a top scorer?

2. New York Islanders – Can JT continue his heroics from last year?

3. Pittsburgh Penguins – How will Kessel fit in?

4. Columbus Blue Jackets (WC) – HEALTH!

5. Washington Capitals (WC) – Will the new guys be upgrades?

6. Philadelphia Flyers – I don’t know with them, they really have no hope with their limited cap space.

7. New Jersey Devils – Can they develop an offense?

8. Carolina Hurricanes – Will Lack save the Canes?