Hartnett: Devils' Top-Line Center Zajac Is Admirably Filling Parise's SkatesTravis Zajac is picking up where he left off after a strong 2012 playoffs, as he has two goals in two games to begin the new season.
Silverman: Devils' Coaching Staff Additions Will Help, Signing High-Scoring Semin Will Help MoreSigning Alexander Semin will help ease the scoring Devils' void left by the loss of Zach Parise to the Wild.
Silverman: Status Quo Will Not Get It Done For RangersThe Rangers are at a critical point at the start of free agency. If they do nothing and stick with their roster as currently constituted, they figure to have another solid year that will get them to the second or third round of the playoffs.
Hartnett: Remodeled Rangers Ready Ahead Of MSG OpenerAfter a heartbreaking end to last season and lessons already learned on the road, the new-look Rangers are ready for their home opener at the renovated MSG.