Developments from the NHL’s opening week, the Oilers complex messiah and much more in your NHL blog beat.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on Connor McDavid, the Edmonton Oilers’ complex messiah.
TODAY’S SLAPSHOT: Sonny Sachdeva believes Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris is ready to establish himself as a star.
STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: Mike Leonard examines the star players who turned into equally successful NHL coaches and those who didn’t.
THE CANNON: Jeff Little examines the Blue Jackets’ crisis of confidence.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Cam Hasbrouck expects the Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins to overcome their slow starts.
FAN RAG SPORTS: Luke Lapinski lists eight NHL rookie of the year candidates to watch this season.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Chris Pudsey examines the early-season fantasy hockey stock market.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier examines the playing career of Colorado Avalanche great Joe Sakic.
HOCKEY GRAPHS: Examining the relationship between competition and observed results.