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Stanley Cup Final

2008-09 team preview package

Thursday, 09.18.2008 / 4:29 PM / Season Preview

Get a stack of paper and put your color printer to work!

That's right, the 2008-09 NHL Preview is here. This is the same preview the NHL issues to the media. It's a tremendous resource that sheds light on offseason player movement,  coaching changes, hot rookies and interesting stats. In fact, it's chock-full of facts like:

Did you know that Boston's Marc Savard is second only to Joe Thornton in assists over the past three seasons? That's right! Savard has dished out 206 to Big Joe's 255 (and hey, Sidney Crosby is third at 195).

Whether you're a fan of one team, just love hockey or need to prepare for your fantasy hockey draft, this preview package is loaded with things you need to know.

For the full package, click here.


Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5