The 2010 - 2011 NHL hockey season is starting soon with the Chicago Blackhawks starting the season as the defending Stanley Cup Champions. Their triumph ended a long streak without that now makes Toronto the sorriest hockey team that hasn't won a championship since 1967.
How many years will it be before Toronto makes the playoffs? 2017 would mark their 50th year without a championship.
Ilya Kovalchuk has had the contract saga draw out all summer long and seems to be settled with the Russian sniper. Will Taylor Hall crack the Edmonton Oilers lineup and will their team do anything special this year?