Grant Sonier evaluates the five best draft classes for individual teams since 2002, noting that while Sidney Crosby may be the game's best player, the Pens' 2005 haul wasn't quite deep enough to snag the No. 1 spot.
The NHL announced Tuesday the remaining 36 players and 12 rookies chosen by the league's hockey operations department to take part in this month's All-Star festivities that include the traditional game and skills competitions
Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus looks at the 'struggles' -- i.e. they're not dominating the East -- of the Capitals. Based on a variety of factors, specifically shot-based data, they should end up being fine -- just like the '08-'09 Pens.