Pacific Division


1. Anaheim Ducks

Getting Kesler should put the Ducks right at the level the rival Kings are at.

2. Los Angeles Kings

Keeping Gaborik long-term will help in the Kings title defense.

3. San Jose Sharks

A few shakeups on the roster puts the emphasis on winning now.

4. Vancouver Canucks

How much Ryan Miller has left will determine the Canucks success.

5. Arizona Coyotes

A new branding isn’t the only thing the Coyotes want to change.

6. Edmonton Oilers

With a stacked division in front of them it might be another year for the breakout season.

7. Calgary Flames

Being in rebuilding mode the Flames are still looking for an identity.



Head Coach: Bruce Boudreau

Key Position: Forwards

Key Acquisitions: C Ryan Kesler (Vancouver Canucks), LW Dany Heatley (Minnesota Wild), C Nate Thompson (Tampa Bay Lightning)



Head Coach: Darryl Sutter

Key Position: Forwards

Key Acquisitions: LW Marian Gaborik (re-signed)



Head Coach: Todd McLellan

Key Position: Goaltender

Key Acquisitions: LW John Scott (Buffalo Sabres)



Head Coach: Willie Desjardins (Texas Stars – AHL)

Key Position: Forwards

Key Acquisitions: G Ryan Miller (St. Louis Blues), D Luca Sbisa (Anaheim Ducks), C Nick Bonino (Anaheim Ducks), C Linden Vey (Los Angeles Kings), RW Derek Dorsett (New York Rangers), RW Radim Vrbata (Arizona Coyotes)



Head Coach: Dave Tippett

Key Position: Goaltender

Key Acquisitions: C Sam Gagner (Edmonton Oilers)



Head Coach: Dallas Eakins

Key Position: Defensemen

Key Acquisitions: LW Benoit Pouliot (New York Rangers), RW Teddy Purcell (Tampa Bay Lightning), D Mark Fayne (New Jersey Devils), D Nikita Nikitin (Columbus Blue Jackets)



Head Coach: Bob Hartley

Key Position: Goaltender

Key Acquisitions: G Jonas Hiller (Anaheim Ducks), D Deryk Engelland (Pittsburgh Penguins), LW Mason Raymond (Toronto Maple Leafs)

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