The Hockey News: Top 10 NHL Players for the 2014 – 2015 season:
- Sidney Crosby | Pittsburgh | C | Last Year: 1
- Drew Doughty | LA Kings | D | Last Year: 10
- Jonathan Toews | Chicago | C | Last Year: 6
- Steven Stamkos | Tampa Bay | C | Last Year: 3
- Anze Kopitar | LA Kings | C | Last Year: 22
- Ryan Getzlaf | Anaheim | C | Last Year: 33
- John Tavares | NY Islanders | C | Last Year: 5
- Patrice Bergeron | Boston | C | Last Year: 9
- Claude Giroux | Philadelphia | C | Last Year: 16
- Duncan Keith | Chicago | D | Last Year: 14
Frank Seravalli: The Philadelphia Flyers have named Wayne Simmonds and Mark Streit alternate captains. Scott Hartnell and Kimmo Timonen served those roles last year.
NBC Sports: Calgary Flames rookie Sam Bennett may need surgery. Apparently, Bennett, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 draft, was hesitant to let the Flames know how badly he was hurting.