The offseason brought many changes to many teams including the Canadiens. Some big names were moved, some not so big names were moved and some coaches were replaced.
Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and other highly touted rookies are set to make their NHL debut.
Teams began to understand what working in a salary cap system is like, often not having the cap room to keep all their players signed.
Everyone starts with a clean slate October 4th and as always there will surely be big surprises.
Which moves will actually pay off and improve their teams? It’s almost impossible to predict but always fun to try.
2006-2007 Eastern Conference Predictions