The NHL is back, and itís alive and well.

Despite months of uncertainty, anger and, ultimately the most worrisome, apathy, the NHL has returned, and with it have the fans, who still love the game far too much to leave it regardless of all the drama.

Luckily for them the ups, downs and turnarounds of the league, the endless storylines that make the NHL so compelling, have come back in full swing, even just two weeks into the 2013 season.

More @ The Hockey Writers