Top 100 NHL fantasy players, the road to another potential NHL lockout, NHL coaching trees, five burning questions for the Islanders and much more.

Where does Patrick Kane rank among this coming NHL season's top fantasy players?

Where does Patrick Kane rank among this coming NHL season’s top fantasy players?

PUCK DADDY: The top 100 NHL fantasy hockey players for 2013-14, and breaking down the best fantasy forward studs and sleepers.

SUNBELT HOCKEY JOURNAL: Andrew Luistro on how “setting the market” for free agents could put the NHL on the road to another lockout.

 THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mike Poepping examines if shorter goalie pads will lead to more scoring.

THE COPPER & BLUE: Derek Zona with some interesting “NHL Coaching Trees”.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: The latest episode of “Getting to Know the CBA” examines supplemental discipline and Commissioner discipline for on-ice conduct.

EYES ON ISLES: Andy Graziano with five burning questions for the New York Islanders this coming season.

DIE BY THE BLADE: Sab(re)metics: a look at the Buffalo Sabres PDO stats for last season.

VINTAGE LEAFS MEMORIES: Michael Langlois wonder how good former Maple Leafs defenseman Bryan Berard could’ve been had he not suffered a career-altering eye injury.

STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: How one Bruins fan got through the summer without hockey.