To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team Canada has a vast array of star power, but has challenges to overcome in order to take home the gold medal.
As teams approach the NHL trade deadline, even top contenders like the Red Wings are looking for help. Hockey Prospectus examines how they can do so and what the rest of the Central division will do leading up to the trade deadline.
As the trade deadline nears, Alvin Chang examines every team's weaknesses in their Playoff Power Meter portfolio and sees which players mentioned in NHL Rumor Central could help make playoff teams into bona fide Cup contenders.
Craig Custance looks at the upcoming season for the Nashville Predators, one that will have major implications on the club's future. With three franchise players nearing free agency, Nashville must prove that it is a legitimate contender.
Neil Greenberg looks at Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith and argues that despite Keith's down season in 2010-11, he is still an elite player and a legitimate candidate to win the Norris Trophy.