Carolina Hurricanes


The Central Division was the best in the league last season, and they're quickly making a case that they are again this year in our latest NHL Power Rankings.


The standings almost always look upside down after the first week, so we'll try not to overreact.


The biggest challenge about putting together preseason NHL Power Rankings is separating where you believe teams stand entering the season as opposed to where you believe they'll finish.


Marcus Kruger wanted to stay with the Blackhawks. He didn’t get the long-term deal he was originally looking for but he did get a deal done before training camp’s start.


PHILADELPHIA — Corey Crawford doesn’t divulge much when you ask why he’s been playing well. He won’t go into great detail. He just says he tries to be ready.