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.
Jorge Arangure talks to Taufic Guarch, a young Mexican striker who is raising his profile while playing for Espanyol.
Brent Latham profiles Juan Pablo Ocegueda, a forward turned left back, who could provide a possible solution at a problem position.
Gare Joyce profiles potential 2012 top-10 draft pick Alex Galchenyuk of the Sarnia Sting, who, despite Russian and Canadian roots, wants to play international hockey for the U.S. on his way to the NHL.
Luke Cyphers profiles Stuart Holden, who is leading a class of U.S. midfielders who are suddenly in vogue in the EPL
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