Neil Greenberg analyzes whether the sophomore slump actually exists in the NHL. While it may not be the case for forwards, statistics back up the claim for defensemen.
Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus assesses the under-23 core depth of every NHL team, and puts them into tiers based on his grades.
Calder Trophy winner Jonathan Huberdeau of the Florida Panthers and fellow finalists Brendan Gallagher of the Montreal Canadiens and Brandon Saad of the Chicago Blackhawks are among those chosen for the NHL's All-Rookie team Saturday.
Neil Greenberg highlights 11 rookies who are having a major impact on their teams in the 2013 Cup playoffs, including Ottawa forward Jakob Silfverberg and Minnesota defenseman Jonas Brodin.