NHL Eastern Conference
The acquisition of Rick Nash should mean that the Rangers have an excellent chance to repeat their performance as the top team in the Eastern Conference. But signing free-agent forward Shane Doan would put the Rangers in the driver’s seat for the Stanley Cup.
It seemed like the competition was not getting any stronger in the NHL’s Eastern Conference. That changed dramatically when Nashville star defenseman Shea Weber signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers.