Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus ranks the top players based on their performance in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist takes the top spot, with Conn Smythe winner Justin Williams and others on his tail.
Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus examines how the New York Rangers have improved from the regular season to the postseason and analyzes their chances of pulling the upset over the Los Angeles Kings in the 2014 Stanley Cup finals.
Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus shares his updated version of the postseason player rankings of the top 10 forwards, top five defensemen and top five goalies. Anze Kopitar remains atop the forward rankings.
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman of Hockey Prospectus identify one key stat for every NHL playoff series, weighing in with their prediction on whether the trend will continue as well as picking a winner in each series.
With the Vancouver Canucks potentially missing the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08, coach John Tortorella is under fire. Neil Greenberg presents the advanced metrics argument that he shouldn't be.