Division Primer: The Central

On the Forecheck
Division Primer: The Central
Division Primer: The Central

The final installment of this year's divisional primers takes us home. Here's what you need to know about the Central Division. Best Off-Season Acquisition After an unfortunate season in the Gateway City, the Blues' front office approached the summer with one goal in mind: find a suitable replacement for Paul Stastny. They may not have found the perfect replacement, but the ex-Sabres center will more than suffice. He posted a basic stat line of 24–37—61 on a line with youngsters Alexander Nylander and Sam Reinhart. O'Reilly will also be a huge help for the Blues on special teams. Nearly a third of the 27-year-old's points have come on the power play, where he's boosted the Sabres' entire offense.

What to Read Next