We are just a couple of days from the lockout officially being over and teams starting up for the 2013 season.
After a few days of practice, the first games will be played Jan. 19, and then we will be off an running on the chase for 2013 Stanley Cup.
When games are played and championships are there to be won, predictions are ready to be made.
Here are 10 bold moves you can look forward to seeing this season.
(You can get a cup of coffee with these predictions—as long as you are willing to pay $2.50. Make it $5 if you go to Starbucks.)