E.J. Hradek takes a look at each of the first-round series, sniffing out key reasons that each series could be closer than it first may appear.
Sean Allen takes a look at the first week back in action for the NHL and focuses on a couple of players whose Olympic performance could serve as a springboard to further success in the NHL.
Many wondered whether Alex Ovechkin's first career suspension would take some bite out of his game. Um, never mind. Scott Burnside rants on this and more in this week's Power Play.