• The Reebok Edge uniform system, introduced at last season's All-Star game, takes full hold, as all 30 teams make the switch. At first, the new moisture-repellant material presented a problem, with moisture making its way to the players' gloves. As 2007 turned to 2008, the jerseys were re-done, using much of the same materials as the previous uniforms, keeping the new form-fitting construction.

• The defending Stanley Cup Champion Anaheim Ducks take on the Los Angeles Kings at London's O2 Arena, marking the first time regular season games are played in Europe.

• The Buffalo Sabres host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL's Winter Classic at Ralph Wilson Stadium. The Penguins would win in a shootout, 2-1, with Sidney Crosby scoring the game-winning shootout goal.

• The Detroit Red Wings win their fourth Stanley Cup in 12 years, defeating the Penguins in six games.

Anaheim Ducks

Atlanta Thrashers

Boston Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Calgary Flames

Carolina Hurricanes

Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Columbus Blue Jackets

Dallas Stars

Detroit Red Wings

Edmonton Oilers

Florida Panthers

Los Angeles Kings

Minnesota Wild

Montreal Canadiens

Nashville Predators

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Ottawa Senators

Philadelphia Flyers

Phoenix Coyotes

Pittsburgh Penguins

St. Louis Blues

San Jose Sharks

Tampa Bay Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver Canucks

Washington Capitals

2008 All-Star Game
Atlanta, GA