What you need to know about the NHL’s 2018-19 playoffs

NHL teams have been busy over the last two weeks as they scramble to fill their roster positions and build a contender.

Here are some key takeaways from the latest news.

The Flyers have a lot of talent and depth, but they’re struggling to fill all positions.

Here’s a look at the top five positions on the roster and where they’re heading.1.

CenterJohn Tavares, New York Islanders3.

Right WingDylan Strome, Washington Capitals4.

Left WingRyan Spooner, Philadelphia Flyers5.

Right CenterDylan Larkin, Anaheim Ducks6.

CenterRyan Getzlaf, Anaheim Angels7.

DefenseMatt Bartkowski, Detroit Red Wings8.

Left DefenseRyan McDonagh, Nashville Predators9.

Left D Andrew MacDonald, New Jersey Devils10.

CenterChris Wideman, Chicago Blackhawks1.

Top-four goalieMarcus Kruger, Winnipeg Jets2.

CenterBraden Holtby, New England Patriots3.

CenterVladimir Tarasenko, Russia4.

Right DefenseMark Stuart, Pittsburgh Penguins5.

Left CenterVladislav Namestnikov, St. Louis Blues6.

Left defenseJohn Carlson, Nashville Tennesseans7.

Left wingKris Letang, Pittsburgh Pirates8.

CenterMark Scheifele, Boston Bruins9.

Right wingAndrew Cogliano, Anaheim Bruins10.

Left wingerBryan Rust, Anaheim Mighty Ducks1.

Right-handed shotConnor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers2.

Left-handed shooterConnor McElhinney, Edmonton Oil Kings3.

Lefty-shooting goal scorerPatrick Maroon, Buffalo Sabres4.

Defensive centerZach Parise, Minnesota Wild5.

CenterConnor McAdam, Colorado Avalanche6.

Right wingerTyler Seguin, Dallas Stars7.

Right defensemanRyan Kesler, Anaheim DuckStars8.

Right centerPatrick Sharp, Los Angeles Kings9.

DefenseMikko Koivu, Winnipeg Blue Jackets10.

DefenseDerek Stepan, Washington Wizards

NHL teams have been busy over the last two weeks as they scramble to fill their roster positions and build…