E.J. Hradek provides in-depth breakdowns of the Eastern Conference semifinal series and predicts who will advance to the conference finals.
E.J. Hradek looks at the five players in the 2011 Stanley cup playoffs feeling the most pressure to perform this weekend.
Do NHL teams really need to be hot going into the playoffs? Not exactly, but that doesn't mean a slump is acceptable, either.
Once the NHL and the NHLPA ratify their new collective bargaining agreement, which is expected to happen on Thursday (July 21), the schedule will heat up dramatically for team executives.