The end of the lockout, as reported by TSN.ca, means that hockey fans will be able to follow the sport they love and get back to the things that matter most.
Things like wins, losses, goal scoring, shutouts and hard hitting.
Shortly after the puck drops, the 30 NHL teams will find themselves in a sprint instead of a marathon to earn a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Most of the top storylines will involve the best teams, the best players and the race for the Stanley Cup. However, a lockout that started Sept. 15 has resulted in a lot of anger and there is sure to be some residual impact once the games begin.
Here are the top 10 stories we will be watching when the 48- to 50-game regular season begins.