NHL Season Preview Northeast Division

The NHL season gets underway Oct. 6 with three games scheduled. But before the puck drops on another exciting season, we'll take one last look ahead at each of the divisions. Monday we previewd the Atlantic and Pacific, Tuesday we looked at the Central and Southeast and today we wrap it up with the Northeast and Northwest.BOSTON BRUINSTop three fantasy options: David Krejci, Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron Howie Long Jersey .Key additions: Joe Corvo, Benoit Pouliot.Key departures: Tomas Kaberle, Michael Ryder, Mark Recchi.Something to prove: On a Cup-winning team, its tough to find a guy in need of a bounce-back season. Goalie Tuukka Rask comes closest. He had solid numbers last year (.918 SP, 2.67 GAA), but they fell from his Daniel Kilgore Jersey .931 SP and 1.97 GAA in 2009-10. Rask, 24, will be an RFA next summer, so an improved season will do wonders for his wallet.The big question: What does Tyler Seguin do for an encore? His offensive outburst during the playoffs signaled much greater point totals than his regular season indicated and with the retirement of Mark Recchi, a top-six LaRoy Reynolds Jersey spot is his for the taking. Oh, and Seguin trains with fitne s guru Gary Roberts.Outlook: The Bruins begin the defense of their Stanley Cup minus some complementary players (Recchi, Michael Ryder, Tomas Kaberle), but with ostensibly the same lineup. Goalie Tim Thomas was the chief reason for their championship and hell need to be just Germain Ifedi Jersey as spectacular by the time the playoffs roll around for Bostons hopes of a repeat to turn into a reality. THN PREDICTION: Third in East.POLL: Where will the Bruins finish?BUFFALO SABRESTop three fantasy options: Derek Roy, Thomas Vanek, Jason Pominville.Key additions: Christian Ehrhoff, Robyn Regehr, Ville Leino.
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