With the preseason nigh upon us, it's time for this year's incarnation of the NHL thread. 2 more weeks I'm interested to see how the new Conference / Division setup pans out. My poor Flames are going to be the punching bag of the Pacific Division for sure, but I'm looking forward to some new rivalries. Detroit-Toronto should be a good one, especially with Alfie a Red Wing now. I'm also pretty surprised how many UFA's are still up for grabs. Morrow, Bryzgalov, Raymond, Cleary, Brunner, etc. You'd think these guys would snap up a 1 mil/per deal just to keep playing.