Is what we see what we'll get?
Are strong starts by surprising teams true indications of things to come?
With the first month of the season coming to a close, one can't help but wonder if any early performances will carry through the rest of the campaign.
There are always early-season trends that disappear by the time the first frost hits the ground in Boston. Then again, the frost never really hits the ground in Tampa Bay, so are the Bolts for real.
Consider the initial signs from Philadelphia. The Flyers, who were supposed to play a boring, plodding game under coach Ken Hitchcock, ...
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