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  1. Projecting USA's 2018 Olympic roster

    Craig Custance

    There's no guarantee that NHL players will be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympic games, but the impact stateside of Team USA's fourth-place finish, even if it's disappointing, makes a strong case for it. The Olympics draw the attention of casua...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  2. NHL - Busting the myth of the post-Olympic hangover

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg explores the concept of the post-Olympic hangover, whether teams that send many of their players to the Olympic Games are riddled with fatigue and other effects. Should the Blues, Blackhawks and Red Wings be worried?

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  3. Olympics - Phil Kessel tops player power rankings for Sochi after...

    Tom Awad

    Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus identifies the top 10 skaters and top five goalies at the Olympic games through the end of the preliminary round of competition. USA's Phil Kessel tops the skaters, while Switzerland's Jonas Hiller is the top netminder.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  4. NHL - Debating biggest Olympic hockey snubs, medal picks, more

    Neil Greenberg and Frank Provenzano

    Neil Greenberg and Frank Provenzano debate the top hockey questions heading into the Olympic games, including biggest snubs, medal picks, all-tournament teams and more.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  5. NHL Daily Links - Feb. 3

    Doug Mittler

    We should know soon whether Steven Stamkos, who has not played since November after breaking his leg, will be cleared to play for Canada at the Sochi Olympic Games. Stamkos wants to play in a game for the Tampa Bay Lightning before deciding whether h...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  6. Ranking the Olympic defenseman groups

    Craig Custance

    It's only been four years since the last Olympic games, but the blue line groups of some of the biggest gold-medal contenders will look dramatically different this time around. Each of the favorites -- Canada, Russia, Sweden and the U.S. -- has lost ...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  7. NHL - Previewing and projecting the 2014 U.S. hockey team

    Timo Seppa

    To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team USA looks strong on paper, but may struggle due to some surprising reasons.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  8. NHL - Debating Team Canada's roster decisions for 2014 Sochi Olym...

    Frank Provenzano

    With Team Canada announcing its roster for the Sochi Olympic Games, Frank Provenzano dives into the decision-making process with a handful of player debates. Was Jeff Carter the right call over Claude Giroux? Dan Hamhuis over Brent Seabrook?

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  9. NHL Daily Links - Jan. 2

    Tim Kavanagh

    The big talk this week in hockey circles surrounds the announcement of rosters for the Olympic games. Team USA made their call following the Winter Classic on Wednesday, and there is already a ton of debate over which players deserved to make the tea...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  10. NHL - Metrics show who are the biggest snubs for Team USA for 201...

    Neil Greenberg

    With the announcement of Team USA's roster for the Sochi Olympic games, there is already lots of debate as to the biggest snubs. Neil Greenberg offers the analytics argument as to why certain players shouldn't be left home, including Dustin Byfuglien.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  11. Olympics - Five Olympians who could be future MMA fighters

    T.R. Foley

    Tim Foley says Ellis Coleman and Steve Lopez are two of several Olympians who could be headed for MMA after their Olympic careers are over.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  12. 2012 Olympics - El Tri, Mexico, executes game plan in agonizing w...

    Brent Latham

    Brent Latham writes that while it might have been agonizing at times for fans of El Tri, Mexico did a good job of executing its game plan in its quarterfinal win over Senegal on Saturday.

    Blog | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  13. El Tri - Senegal is a dangerous team, requiring a conservative ap...

    Brent Latham

    Brent Latham looks into how Mexico will look to slow down Senegal, and create their own chances in the Olympic soccer quarterfinals.

    Blog | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  14. El Tri - Mexico can't underestimate Switzerland if it wants to ad...

    Brent Latham

    Brent Latham previews Mexico's final group stage match against Switzerland, explaining that El Tri needs to play a solid lineup to ensure advancing to the knockout stage.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympic qualifying - USA faces a must-win against El Salvada...

    Brent Latham

    After a 2-0 defeat to Canada, the U.S. is in danger of not advancing to the semifinals. Brent Latham previews tonight's match against El Salvador, a virtual must-win for the U.S.

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  16. U.S. Soccer - Projecting the U.S. 2012 Olympic soccer roster

    Brent Latham

    In the second installment of Insider's 2012 Olympic lineup projection, Brent Latham explains how Ike Opara, Freddy Adu and others fit on the team.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2012