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LOOKING AHEAD

Toronto out and Detroit in? Teams most likely to rise and fall in the playoff race

We identify the most vulnerable candidates in each division -- plus the non-playoff teams from last season that are ready to take their place.

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How NHL players would change the Stanley Cup playoffs

A move back to 1-8 conference seeding? Best-of-3 in early rounds? We checked in with more than a dozen stars for their opinions.

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FANTASY HOCKEY

2022-23 Plant My Flag list: Greg Wyshynski's fantasy hockey cheat sheet

Greg Wyshynski is back with his Plant My Flag list, the fantasy hockey players he's picking in every draft.

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Goalie talk: Who to draft from the Avalanche, Bruins and more

Which Colorado Avalanche or Boston Bruins should you draft? Our experts break down these questions as well as their thoughts on Matt Murray, Sergei Bobrovsky, and more.

Top 10 breakout candidates for fantasy

Ever wonder how to predict which forwards will have their breakout seasons? Sean Allen's crunched the numbers to bring you these ten to draft.

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Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

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  • Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

    A staple since the early 1980s, we look at the best beards in 2022, the next generation of bushy beauties and the greatest facial forests in postseason history