The NHL season is about to hit the quarter mark at 12 games — yes, 12 games, because this is an abbreviated 48-game campaign.
We know the Chicago Blackhawks are off to an explosive start, while the Washington Capitals are not. We know the grass isn’t necessarily greener in Philadelphia for defenceman Luke Schenn and that the Maple Leafs miss first-line winger Joffrey Lupul.