What’s in store for the league this season? Our staff has thoughts.
Lightning have a shot at the Stanley Cup if …
Eduardo A. Encina, beat writer: No. 88 is between the pipes
Mari Faiello, staff writer: Avoid burnout, stay healthy
John Romano, sports columnist: Bud Lite keeps Nikita Kucherov happy
Frank Pastor, assistant sports editor: Andrei Vasilevskiy stays healthy, fresh
Biggest threat to the Lightning’s Stanley Cup hopes?
Which team will be the biggest surprise?
Which team will be the biggest disappointment?
Faiello: Maple Leafs
Romano: Golden Knights
Which team will win the Atlantic Division?
Which team will win the Eastern Conference?
Which team will not advance to the postseason?
Faiello: Blue Jackets
Which teams will meet in the Stanley Cup final?
Encina: Lightning, Avalanche
Faiello: Lightning, Avalanche
Romano: Panthers, Avalanche
Pastor: Lightning, Golden Knights
Which team will win the Stanley Cup?
Who will be the most outstanding player for the Lightning?
Encina: Andrei Vasilevskiy
Faiello: Victor Hedman
Romano: Brayden Point
Pastor: Andrei Vasilevskiy
Who will be the breakout star for the Lightning?
Encina: Ross Colton
Faiello: Mathieu Joseph
Romano: Mathieu Joseph
Pastor: Mathieu Joseph
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