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Power Rankings: Offseason shake-up

Our first Power Rankings for the 2015-16 season find familiar faces on top but movement below after shuffling produced by trades, the draft and free agency.

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2dScott Burnside

Sharks look like contenders again

Signing Joel Ward could be the last step in returning the Sharks to contender status in the Western Conference.

NHL free agency Day 1 recap (5:30)
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3dPierre LeBrun

NHL, KHL extend agreement on transfers

The NHL and KHL have agreed to extend their memo of understanding on player transfers for another season.

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5dCraig Custance

Making sense of the Bruins' moves thus far

The Boston Bruins have captivated the hockey world this offseason. Craig Custance explores all of their wild moves as part of the big picture.

McDavid, Eichel just the start for Oilers, Sabres (3:51)


Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Top run differentials for 2015: 1. St. Louis +91 2. Toronto +86 3. Houston, Pittsburgh, LAD +57 6. Baltimore +51 7. Oakland +49 8. K.C. +46

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

This week's Top 10: 1. St. Louis 2. Washington 3. Houston 4. Kansas City 5. Pittsburgh 6. Dodgers 7. NYY 8. CHC 9. BAL 10. TOR. Fire away.

Ian O'Connor @Ian_OConnor

Carli Lloyd...greatest hat trick in that period of time since Messier's in the 3rd period of Game 6 vs her home state Devils?