Frank Provenzano breaks down the toughest position battles competing for a spot on Team Canada ahead of the 2014 Olympics.
Dion Phaneuf scored twice and Devan Dubnyk stopped 24 shots to help Canada crush Kazakhstan 8-0 Saturday and reach the quarterfinals of hockey's world championships.
Justin Faulk of the Carolina Hurricanes scored four minutes into overtime for his second goal of the game Friday, sending the United States to a 3-2 victory over Kazakhstan at hockey's world championships.
The United States lost to Slovakia 4-2 Monday for its first loss at hockey's world championships after opening with two victories.
Two Ducks and one Kings player were chosen to the NHL All-Star Game.
The Devils only have one All-Star, while the Rangers send two and the Islanders have only one in the skills competition.