- Introductions – Mike Bell from Winnipeg and Dale Hoard from Stirling
- Trade Deadline deals – Chicago picks up Ladd from Winnipeg
- Bruins pick up Stempniak and John Michael Liles
- Florida makes bold moves to get Hudler and Purcell
- Rangers pick up Eric Staal
- Anaheim Ducks made some good moves picking up Brandon Pirri and Jamie McGinn and Martin Gernat!
- Oilers made some depth moves including picking up Adam Pardy from Winnipeg and Patrick Maroon from Anaheim
- Excitement about the Heritage Classic – some great names from the Jets’ past and Oilers past will play.
- World Cup of hockey getting mixed reviews.