Story lines to watch: The rookies, the schedule, the coaches and more
Here are some story lines we'll be following this season:
• So, just what kind of effect will the outstanding 2008 draft class have this season? In 2007-08, Patrick Kane stepped out of the draft and into rookie of the year honors. Will one of the four big defensemen taken at the top of the 2008 draft -- Zach Bogosian in Atlanta, Drew Doughty in Los Angeles, Alex Pietrangelo in St. Louis and Luke Schenn in Toronto -- do the same this season? Will Steven Stamkos, the No. ...
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