Craig Custance examines each team in the Metropolitan Division as the NHL realigns. Can the Caps keep up after a quiet offseason? And, even after losing Ilya Kovalchuk and David Clarkson, are the Devils actually trending up?
Neil Greenberg revisits his Clutch Performance Index (CPI) to see which players have really carried the East's teams early in the 2011-12 season ... and who has let them down. Includes each team's top three players in terms of CPI.
The Playoff Power Meter returns to evaluate the NHL's teams based on how closely they match up with past Stanley Cup winners. Among this week's findings, the Stars seem set for a fall, while the Penguins remain scary good.
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