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  1. Predicting the Olympic medal winners

    Craig Custance

    Best Olympic forward groups | Defensemen | Goalies The way Peter Budaj put it, the Sochi Olympics men's hockey tournament is wide open. Yes, he and everybody else will concede that the Canadians, Russians and Swedes come with a little extra firepo...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  2. NHL - Previewing and projecting 2014 Russian Olympic hockey team

    Timo Seppa

    To preview the Olympic men's hockey tournament, Hockey Prospectus previews and projects the top contenders. Team Russia does not project very well by the data, but has some notable advantages heading into the tournament.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  3. Most notable prospects at Super Series

    Corey Pronman

    The Super Series between the CHL's top under-20 players and the Russian Selects ended with a tiebreak after the WHL won the final game Thursday night. This event has become steadily more important as an evaluation tool leading into the World Junior C...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  4. Previewing the Super Series

    Corey Pronman

    The Subway Super Series between the CHL and Russian Selects kicks off Nov. 18. This event is a prime viewing opportunity for some of Canada's top under-20 players, and also another prime evaluation tool for potential spots on Canada's World Junior Ch...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  5. 2013 NHL Offseason - New Jersey Devils' acquisition of Ilya Koval...

    Neil Greenberg

    Neil Greenberg weighs the sum of the parts the Devils paid to obtain Ilya Kovalchuk's services and concludes that the Russian sniper was the costliest player acquisition in NHL history.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  6. 2013 NHL offseason - After draft, Tyler Seguin trade, GM Jim Nill...

    Craig Custance

    By taking a chance on a Russian prospect with his first draft pick and then trading for Tyler Seguin, Jim Nill is off to a fast start as GM of the Dallas Stars.

    Blog | Conversation | July 04, 2013
  7. 2013 NHL draft - Top storylines as draft approaches

    Corey Pronman

    Corey Pronman writes about the latest NHL draft buzz. He looks specifically at Russian wing Valeri Nichushkin's chance at an early selection and whether or not Seth Jones could fall far if the Avs pass at No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  8. NHL - Ranking the top 50 prospects for the 2013 draft

    Grant Sonier

    Grant Sonier breaks down the 2013 draft's top 50 prospects, topped by the trio of Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin and Seth Jones. But the most intriguing prospect in the draft is Russian Valeri Nichushkin, who could be in the running for No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  9. Top OHL Super Series prospects

    Grant Sonier

    GUELPH, Ontario -- On Monday I looked at the top Russian prospects, both drafted and undrafted, skating in the third game of the Subway Super Series against the OHL Select team last Thursday. Tuesday we're moving on to an OHL roster with no shor...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  10. NHL Draft - Evaluating the top OHL prospects in the Super Series

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the play of the drafted and undrafted prospects on the OHL Select team in the Nov. 8 game against Team Russia in the Subway Super Series.

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  11. Russians flaunt talent in Super Series win

    Grant Sonier

    GUELPH, Ontario -- In the first of two Subway Super Series meetings, Russia's Under-20 national team posted a landmark win against the OHL selects 2-1 this past Thursday night. Coming into the game, Russia had never defeated the OHL all-stars, w...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  12. NHL Draft - Evaluating the top Russian prospects in the Super Ser...

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier evaluates the top Russian prospects on display in their recent Super Series win over the OHL Select team. Nail Yakupov continues to impress, while a trio of Russians look worthy of high selections in the 2013 draft.

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  13. Yakupov, Galchenyuk answer questions

    Craig Custance

    TORONTO -- The draft combine in Toronto is a good way for general managers and scouting directors to get to know the personalities behind some of the most talented young hockey players in the world. For Russian prospects, it may be even more imp...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  14. Nail Yakupov, Alex Galchenyuk answer question at combine - NHL dr...

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance reports from the NHL draft combine in Toronto, where top prospects Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk needed to answer questions about their physical performance as well as their heritage.

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  15. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs - The evolution of Ilya Kovalchuk - NHL...

    Craig Custance

    For years skilled teammates left Atlanta and Ilya Kovalchuk, finding success elsewhere while the Russian star lingered. Now, it's Kovalchuk finding success, and leading his new team in the process.

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  16. 2012 NHL Draft - Nail Yakupov to Columbus Blue Jackets in first m...

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the 2012 prospect group with his first mock draft of the season. Unsurprisingly Nail Yakupov goes No. 1 overall, but Sonier believes a number of teams could find useful parts to round out their rosters.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012