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.
Puck Prospectus dishes on which teams are best suited to battle the bad health bug in 2009-10, explaining the ratings in the injury category from its upcoming season projections in ESPN The Magazine's NHL preview.
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are two of the world's best hockey players, fellow Russians and former Olympic team roommates. But the one-time friends have become cold-as-ice rivals, and their on-ice feud has grown increasingly nasty.