Frank Provenzano takes a look at the Washington Capitals' hire of Brian MacLellan as their new general manager, and offers his thoughts on what the team should do to return to the ranks of top contenders.
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.
While Sidney Crosby is a clear favorite to win the Hart Trophy, other individual NHL awards are up for grabs. Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus uses advanced stats to pick a favorite for the Norris, Vezina and Selke trophies.
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.
Frank Provenzano breaks down four NHL teams that could be both selling and trading at the deadline. One potential team of this type? The New York Rangers, who could consider adding players while selling Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan.
Neil Greenberg ranks the top NHL player at every age. While there were some easy age groups from which to select a winner, certain ones (such as age 23, with Steven Stamkos, John Tavares and Erik Karlsson) provide substantial debate.
With the NHL trade season set to pick up once the calendar flips to January, Timo Seppa of Hockey Prospectus warns NHL teams to beware of certain rumored trade targets such as Martin Erat and Shawn Matthias.
Craig Custance analyzes three key questions in the wake of the Thomas Vanek trade to the Islanders. Did the Isles get the right player? And how long will Vanek and Matt Moulson remain with their new teams?
ESPN Insider Frank Provenzano examines how Top 4 NHL draft picks Nathan MacKinnon, Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Drouin and Seth Jones landed where they are, and what the future holds for them in their new cities.