Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres

On Oct. 11, the Chicago Blackhawks will open their 2014-15 home schedule by hosting the Buffalo Sabres. As we continue our season previews, let’s take a look at what the Sabres bring to the table heading into the new campaign.

Sam Reinhart

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Blackhawks Announce Training Camp Rosters

On Thursday morning, the Blackhawks announced the players who will be on the ice when the NHL training camp begins.

Hawks DAL

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Eastern Conference Preview: New York Rangers

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we are working our way through Metropolitan Division. We have already previewed the Carolina HurricanesNew Jersey DevilsWashington CapitalsNew York IslandersColumbus Blue JacketsPhiladelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Rangers won the Eastern Conference last year, but weren’t able to overcome the LA Kings in the Cup Final. They’re another team in the division facing some interesting changes heading into the 2014-15 season. Can they remain among the best in the conference?

Henrik Lundqvist

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Eastern Conference Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we are working our way through Metropolitan Division. We have already previewed the Carolina HurricanesNew Jersey DevilsWashington CapitalsNew York IslandersColumbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers, and earlier previewed the Pacific Division.

In Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby had another banner year statistically. But, once again, the Penguins failed to reach the Stanley Cup Final. After an offseason that saw significant changes – including the general manager and head coach – how will the Penguins look in the new season?

Sidney Crosby Awards

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Blackhawks Prospects Finish Rookie Tournament 0-3

The Blackhawks finished their three-game rookie tournament with losses to the Penguins, Maple Leafs and Senators. There were some highlights, however.

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Eastern Conference Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We have since moved on to the Metropolitan Division, and have already previewed the Carolina HurricanesNew Jersey DevilsWashington CapitalsNew York Islanders and Columbus Blue Jackets.

Last year, an early season slump led to a coaching change in Philadelphia, and the Flyers rebounded to make the playoffs. What will the 2014-15 season hold?

Claude Giroux

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Eastern Conference Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets

As we look ahead to the 2014-15 NHL season, we have already discussed the Pacific Division. We’re now half-way through the Metropolitan Division, having previewed the Carolina HurricanesNew Jersey DevilsWashington Capitals and New York Islanders.

Last season, the Columbus Blue Jackets tasted the postseason. Will they return in 2015?

Ryan Johansen

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NHL Announces Rule Changes

The NHL announced a series of rule changes for the 2014-15 season, including making a spin-o-rama move in the shootout illegal.

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Report: No “24/7″ For 2015 Winter Classic

According to reports out of Toronto, HBO will not be producing a 24/7 series leading up to the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Capitals.

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Official: Winter Classic at Nationals Park

The NHL made official on Wednesday morning what had already been reported here and elsewhere over the weekend, naming Nationals Park in Washington DC as the home for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic.

On Sept. 23, the Washington Capitals will unveil their alternate sweaters for the game. No word yet on if/when the Hawks will unveil new jerseys of their own for the game.

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