After a lockout-shortened season in 2013, NHL fans are just days away from the start of a full 82-game schedule for 2013-14.
With the preseason out of the way, it’s time to turn to the regular season and think about how things might unfold for both individual players and NHL clubs.
While predictions always look forward, the 2013 regular season and playoff stats, along with this season's preseason games have to be considered.
Considering all of these factors, here are 10 bold predictions for the 2013-14 NHL season.
Unless otherwise noted:
Basic stats can be found on nhl.com
Advanced stats are available on Sportingcharts.com.