We have gotten a ton of threads in the last couple weeks asking for explanations of rules, of which team someone should follow and a number of issues of other issues related to new people wanting to get into hockey.
In order to clean up the sub, I've created this thread which should be for all such questions going forward.
You can discuss the various options for watching NHL games here.
No illegal streams since reddit has been cracking down on those lately.
As per Ken Campbell (The Hockey News) and Joe Warmington (Toronto Sun).