So the Stanley Cup has been carried off, the draft has been concluded, and the NHL's general managers have gone on their big free-agent spending spree. But while the league may be settling down for the relative quiet of the offseason, there are still issues facing it.
The NHL still has to put the finishing touches on realignment, the ownership situation in Phoenix, the possibility of Olympic participation and much more.
Here is a look at the biggest issues facing the NHL this summer. Feel free to comment on these and to mention any issues you feel I omitted that are facing the league and must be addressed before teams report to training camp again in September.