Listing this season’s Stanley Cup contenders, assessing Brent Seabrook’s new contract, the “Barely A Maple Leaf” all-star team and much more in your NHL blog beat. 

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe lists his 2016 Stanley Cup contenders, as well as commences his 2015-16 NHL preview.

Will Brent Seabrook's new contract push the Blackhawks deeper into salary-cap hell?

Will Brent Seabrook’s new contract push the Blackhawks deeper into salary-cap hell?

HOCKEY IN SOCIETY: Dr. Victoria Silverwood explains why we shouldn’t make blame concussions for players suffering with depression.

NHL NUMBERS: Cam Lewis on Brent Seabrook’s new contract and the Chicago Blackhawks risk of future salary-cap hell.

HOCKEY WILDERNESS: Tony Wiseau explains why the Minnesota Wild should heed Thomas Vanek’s concern over the club’s lack of a creative center.

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Introducing your “Barely a Maple Leaf All-Star team”.

THE COLOR OF HOCKEY: Williams Douglas profiles Yushiro Hirano’s dream of reaching the NHL.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Dobber’s got your top 300 players for your fantasy hockey keeper league.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier spotlights the careers of defenseman Francis Bouillon and goalie Johan Hedberg.