Skip to main content
Season Preview

10 storylines to watch entering 2019-20 season

Panthers' playoff push, Ovechkin's quest to 700 goals among highlights

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

The 2019-20 NHL season begins with four games Wednesday. There will be another 1,267 after that before the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin in mid-April.

Here are 10 of the biggest storylines to follow this season:

View More
Season Preview

Jets season preview: Laine, Connor signed, look to provide boost

Byfuglien's status hangs over Winnipeg days before opener

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for each of the 31 teams. Today, the Winnipeg Jets.

View More
Season Preview

Capitals season preview: Veterans must step up

Backstrom, Holtby in last season of contract; Carlson to fill leadership void on defense

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for each of the 31 teams. Today, the Washington Capitals.

View More
Season Preview

Golden Knights season preview: Stone expected to lift offense, power play

Having forward for full season should help Pacioretty, Stastny reach potential

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for each of the 31 teams. Today, the Vegas Golden Knights.

View More
Season Preview

Maple Leafs season preview: Marner, Matthews production critical

Each forward is entering first season of new contract; Nylander hoping for resurgence

by Dave McCarthy / NHL.com independent correspondent

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for each of the 31 teams. Today, the Toronto Maple Leafs.

View More
Season Preview

Canucks season preview: Pettersson, offense looking to score more

Vancouver adds Ferland, Miller for depth; Markstrom hoping to build on strong second half

by Kevin Woodley / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for each of the 31 teams. Today, the Vancouver Canucks.

View More
Season Preview

Lightning season preview: Out to rebound from first-round playoff sweep

Counting on Kucherov for strong start with Point sidelined

by Corey Long / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for all 31 teams. Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

View More
Season Preview

Blues season preview: Binnington leads group looking to repeat Cup title

Goalie will try to build on his success as rookie; Faulk could help power play

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for all 31 teams. Today, the St. Louis Blues.

View More
Season Preview

Sharks season preview: Couture to take on leadership role

Forward named captain after Pavelski departure; Jones needs to find consistency

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for all 31 teams. Today, the San Jose Sharks.

View More
Season Preview

Penguins season preview: Malkin being counted on to bounce back

Forward's return to form critical; Galchenyuk not alone replacing Kessel

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Oct. 2. With training camps open, NHL.com is taking a look at the five keys, the inside scoop on roster questions, and the projected lines for each of the 31 teams. Today, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.