Save your time and money, no need to watch, just read this blog post and you will know everything you need to know about this upcoming season.
Oh, just in the interest of full disclosure, I watched exactly zero seconds of pre-season hockey and, being in California for most of training camp and pre-season, heard very little.
And my pre-season pick to win the SuperBowl was New Orleans, who at this point look like they can't beat anyone. So there's that.
2. Tampa Bay
2. New Jersey
3. NY Rangers
5. NY Islanders
1. Los Angeles
3. San Jose
1. St. Louis
Los Angeles over Boston
Hart Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
Norris Trophy: Drew Doughty, Los Angeles
Vezina Trophy: Cory Schneider, New Jersey
Lady Byng Trophy: Tyler Seguin, Dallas
Selke Trophy: Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles
Calder Trophy: John Gibson, Anaheim
Jack Adams Trophy: Mike Babcock, Detroit
GM of the Year: Stan Bowman, Chicago