Heading into the All-Star break, Rob Vollman analyzes the field for five of the NHL's major awards -- the Hart, Norris, Vezina, Calder and Ross trophies -- and predicts who will win each at season's end.
Neil Greenberg takes a look at several trade acquisitions that possess value for their respective organizations, but may have been overlooked during a hectic trade deadline, including David Legwand, Andrei Loktionov and Marcel Goc.
Corey Pronman updates his top 50 NHL draft prospects list following the World Junior Championship and CHL Top Prospects game. Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart and Sam Bennett have emerged as a strong trio up top.
Craig Custance writes that, with the Washington Capitals unlikely to make major roster changes this offseason, the team's growth likely will be tied to coach Adam Oates' ability to get more out of his players.
Grant Sonier updates his NHL rookie rankings heading into the final week of the regular season. Montreal's Brendan Gallagher and Chicago's Brandon Saad retain the top two spots while Edmonton's Justin Schultz resurfaces on the list at No. 8.
Neil Greenberg examines the NHL's market inefficiencies, comparing the league's small-versus-large-market imbalance to that of MLB. Neil adds that a "Moneypuck" philosophy could work, and offers up five players who could aid small-market teams.
Grant Sonier breaks down the 2013 draft's top 50 prospects, topped by the trio of Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin and Seth Jones. But the most intriguing prospect in the draft is Russian Valeri Nichushkin, who could be in the running for No. 1.