FanShot Key Questions in the East


By John Kreiser Atlantic: Isles: Who's the goaltender? (see Dom's post) Rangers: Is Brad Richards a difference-maker? Devs: How will new coach Peter DeBoer mesh with his stars? Flyers: Will Ilya Bryzgalov's arrival make up for the departures of Jeff Carter and Mike Richards? Pens: How's Sid? Northeast: Bruins: Will the Bruins be plagued by Cup hangover? Canadiens: Can Scott Gomez bounce back? Sabres: Are expectations too high under new owner Terry Pegula? Sens: Will the real Craig Anderson please stand up? Leafs: Is James Reimer for real? Southeast: Bolts: Was last season a great step forward -- or a fluke? Canes: Should a non-playoff team have made more changes? Caps: Can Ovi be special again? Jets: The MTS Centre will be packed every night; will the fans be happy with what they see? Panthers: How quickly will all the newcomers jell?