To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team Canada has a vast array of star power, but has challenges to overcome in order to take home the gold medal.
With the 2012 Summer Games serving as a back drop, Craig Custance starts looking ahead to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia, projecting what a possible Canadian roster might look like given an influx of young talent.
E.J. Hradek breaks down each of Wednesday's Olympic matchups, including Team USA versus Switzerland and what should be an epic clash between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin ... er ... Canada and Russia.