Washington: Got way better
Philadelphia: Totally new team, who knows
Boston: Not many changes, but this is a veteran team, another year hurts 'em
Pittsburgh: Lost a few guys to UFA but returning will be Crosby and Malkin.
Tampa Bay: Will ride a 42-yo goalie to the ground. Still soft on defence
Montreal: Didn't do much of anything while competitors got better
Buffalo: Renewed faith in the organization and some key off-season signings, should improve on last season
NY Rangers: Have a long-standing history of picking the highest name UFA and going busto. Plus the BR contract could cost them some key RFAs.
Carolina: Not much improvement, and their divisional opponents all upgraded
Toronto: I like what happened, should build on last season, with Reimer and Gusty
New Jersey: They proved they can win, but yet ANOTHER year on Brodeur and who will coach them?
Winnipeg: Not many upgrades but a young team +another year things could turn the corner.
Ottawa: Most likely getting a lottery pick
Florida: Could've had a chance but the South-East got better with them.